The College Welcomes Dr. Barbara Horn and Dr. Jeff Walline

On Thursday, April 5thand Friday, April 6th, 2018, the College of Optometry had the distinct privilege of a visit by two distinguished leaders in the profession. Dr. Barbara Horn, Vice President of the American Optometric Association, and Dr. Jeff Walline, renowned myopia researcher and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy … Continue reading The College Welcomes Dr. Barbara Horn and Dr. Jeff Walline

And the Award Goes To …

Missouri Optometric Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Skills:  Dr. Taylor Dahms Little Missouri Optometric Foundation William R. Jackson Jr., O.D., Memorial Scholarship:  (First Place): Dr. Alexandria Potts; Finalists: Dr. Kevin Dittlinger and Dr. Cord Linville Dean’s Award and M. Earl McClellan Award (Missouri Optometric Foundation) for outstanding scholarship:  Dr. Caitlyn Reynolds Beta Sigma Kappa … Continue reading And the Award Goes To …

The College of Optometry Mourns the Loss of a True Leader

Paul Moccia, OD (’88), passed away on April 27, 2018, after a courageous battle against metastatic cancer.  Dr. Moccia is fondly remembered as one of the greatest class leaders in the college’s history as well as a leader within the College of Optometry. He always made sure everyone was included in class activities, and his maturity … Continue reading The College of Optometry Mourns the Loss of a True Leader

College of Optometry Shines at SLOS Installation and Awards Banquet

On June 12, 2018, the St. Louis Optometric Society held their annual installation and awards banquet, where the College of Optometry was prominently featured in this gala event.  The Master of Ceremonies of this event was the incoming president, Dan Friederich, OD (‘08), and the installation of officers was performed by Dr. Friederich’s fellow Vision … Continue reading College of Optometry Shines at SLOS Installation and Awards Banquet