Category: Happenings

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Center of Interprofessional Studies

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, students from MBKU’s OD, PA and PharmD programs, along with RN students from Cal State Fullerton, participated in the first-ever interprofessional simulation exercise at MBKU’s campus in Fullerton, Calif. Small […]

Kallie Kappes, SCCO, ’18: Heading to Nevada after Graduation, Hoping to Expand Optometrists’ Scope of Practice

By Pamela Martineau When Kallie Kappes, SCCO, ’18, graduates May 23, 2018, from Marshall B. Ketchum University’s Southern California College of Optometry and moves her graduation cap tassel to the left, she will have fulfilled […]

SCCO Valedictorian ’18 Moena Dean: Embracing the Joys of a Young Family on her OD Journey

By Pamela Martineau At first glance, the journey of Moena Dean, SCCO Class of ’18, to graduation May 23, 2018 from MBKU’s Southern California College of Optometry might appear especially stressful. The 2018 class valedictorian […]

SCCO Travels to Tokyo

Mark Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD, Dean, Southern California College of Optometry recently traveled to Tokyo Optometric College in Tokyo, Japan to attend the inaugural graduation ceremony for the MBKU-TOC Executive Certificate Program, held on March 20, […]

Pharmacy Preceptors: Teaching the Art of Medicine to the Pharmacists of Tomorrow

By Pamela Martineau The education of any health care professional is two-fold: Rigorous scholarly study combined with hands-on training. Marshall B. Ketchum University’s College of Pharmacy offers students carefully crafted experiences in both of these […]