Month: May 2018

SCCO’s Residency Programs: Enhancing Optometry Careers Nationwide

By Pamela Martineau Marshall B. Ketchum University’s Southern California College of Optometry boasts an impressive network of residency sites. The depth and breadth of its program, which focuses on exceptional resident training, is highly regarded […]

Ketchum Health entrance

Alumna’s Estate Gift Provides Residents with Educational Experience in Kansas

By Cathi Douglas When Suzanne Tran, OD, ’03, graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry, she was inspired by her professor and mentor Tim Edrington, OD, MS, to pursue a residency and found herself […]

Vision of Love: Ketchum Makes a Patient’s Wedding Day Wish Come True

By Mary Castillo When Summer Li first met Justin Kwan, OD, Assistant Professor and Chief of Cornea and Contact Lens Services at Marshall B. Ketchum University, she had one wish: to look her best on […]

A Perfect Fit

By Mary Castillo Quarterly wet labs give the gift of clear vision to patients and advanced education to MBKU students. The University Eye Center at Ketchum Health in Los Angeles is a bedrock for vision […]

Numerous Awards Recognize Overseas Refugee Missions of Alumnus Dr. Akio Kanai

By Cathi Douglas Akio Kanai, OD, ’72, Southern California College of Optometry alumnus and longtime owner Company, has received numerous recent awards honoring his international work providing refugees with eye care. For more than 35 […]

President’s Perspective

Dear Alumni and Friends, Spring is always and exciting time at colleges and universities nationwide. Commencement ceremonies typically take place this time of year, and students are excited about their summer plans while also looking […]

Ketchum Conversations: Renowned Academic and Industry Leader Reflects On New Position as SCCO Dean

By Cathi Douglas Late last year, Mark Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD, joined Marshall B. Ketchum University as its new Dean for the Southern California College of Optometry. We spoke with Dean Bullimore about what attracted him […]

Campus News: The PA Class of 2017 Achieved a 100% Pass Rate on National Licensing Exam

All 32 members of the class passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination. On Nov. 11, 2017, 32 students from the PA Class of 2017 graduated from Marshall B. Ketchum University with their master of […]

Sharing the Love: A Ketchum Proposal

On Jan. 27, 2018, SCCO Student Grigor Haroutunyan, Class of 2020, asked his girlfriend, Anna Isaghulyan, to be his patient for his final proficiency. She was hesitant to drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim Hills on […]

Throwback: 1972

In 1972, SCCO student Donald Barniske participated in assisting with the East Los Angeles Health Fiesta, held Aug. 6, 1972, at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles. He was honored by Mayor Sam Yorty who served […]

A New Space for Research at MBKU’s College of Pharmacy

By Rene Scheys Marshall B. Ketchum University is proud to celebrate the recently approved construction on the College of Pharmacy’s new Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Laboratory, which will open later this year at the Ketchum Health […]