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Welcome to Ketchum Magazine online. Ketchum Magazine is the official periodical of Marshall B. Ketchum University, published twice a year for university alumni, faculty, staff and friends of MBKU. Here you can find those and additional articles to keep up to date with what is happening at Ketchum University. Credits reflect the most current issue.

KETCHUM MAGAZINE

PUBLISHED BY Marshall B. Ketchum University
Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PhD, President
Paul A. Stover, MEd, Vice President for University Advancement

EDITOR
Katie Santos-Coy, Director of Marketing and Communications

EDITORIAL ASSISTANCE
Katie Meyers, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS
Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PhD
Erika R. Bernal, MBA, CFRE
Jack Chen, PharmD
Edward Fisher, PhD, RPh
Lynn Caffrey Gabriel, OD, ’78
Kristi Garrett
Trinette Marquis-Hobbs, APR
Donnajean Matthews, MLIS, CHP
Elaine Murphy
Judy Ortiz, PhD, PA-C
Stanley Woo, OD, MS, MBA

PHOTOGRAPHY
Matt Breneman, Director of Multimedia Services
Kyle Davelaar, MA, Multimedia AV Assistant

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MARSHALL B. KETCHUM UNIVERSITY

OUR VISION
We seek to reimagine the future of health care education.

OUR MISSION
The mission of Marshall B. Ketchum University is to educate caring, inspired health care professionals who are prepared to deliver collaborative, pa­tient-centric health care in an interprofes­sional environment.

OUR CORE VALUES
Marshall B. Ketchum University is guided by the values of:
Accountability: We are committed to honesty, fairness and responsibility for our words and actions.
Caring: We strive to address the needs of our University community and others by nurturing a spirit of compassion.
Excellence: Consistent with our legacy, we are committed to achieving outcomes of the highest quality.
Innovation: We have the courage to dream and experiment with creative and unique ideas.
Respect: We value the unique talents and diversity of people, strive to work collaboratively, and honor the open exchange of ideas.


SENIOR ADMINISTRATION
Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PhD, President
Julie A. Schornack, OD, MEd, Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff
Carmen N. Barnhardt, OD, MSEd, Vice President for Student Affairs
Gail S. Deutsch, MS, SPHR, Vice President for Human Resources
Shawn K. McCown, MBA, CPA, Vice President for Administration
and Finance & CFO
Paul A. Stover, MEd, Vice President for University Advancement

DEANS
Stanley Woo, OD, MS, MBA, Dean, Southern California College of Optometry
Judy Ortiz, PhD, PA-C, Dean, College of Health Sciences, Director, School of Physician Assistant Studies
Edward Fisher, PhD, RPh, Dean, College of Pharmacy

UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT
Paul A. Stover, MEd, Vice President for University Advancement
Erika R. Bernal, MBA, Senior Director of Development and
Alumni Relations
Frances DiPietro, Advancement Records Coordinator
Trish Loader, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement
Katie Meyers, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
Abigail Moore, Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations
Katie Santos-Coy, Director of Marketing and Communications

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Jerome Hunter, EdD, Chair
Morris Applebaum, OD, ’68
Cindy Blancq, OD, ’00
Gaye Breyman, CAE
Walter Buster, EdD
Gene D. Calkins, OD, JD, ’68
Lynn C. Gabriel, OD, ’78
David Gibson
Frances M. Hunter
Duncan C. Johnson, EdD
Richard D. Jones, JD
Akio Kanai, OD, ’72
Robert J. Kemp
Joseph C. Mallinger, OD, MBA, ’72
Daniel L. May, MD
Dawn M. Miller, OD, ’83
Carol J. Najera, JD
Richard S. Price Jr., JD
Glenda B. Secor, OD
Rodney L. Tahran, OD, ’80

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