Category: Happenings

Marshall B. Ketchum University Board of Trustees Member Joseph Mallinger, OD, MBA, FAAO, Receives 2018 Distinguished Service Award from AOA

By Rene Scheys For his extensive and significant contributions to the profession of optometry, Dr. Joseph Mallinger, was conferred the Distinguished Service Award from the American Optometric Association at the 2018 Optometry’s Meeting in Denver, […]

President Emeritus Lesley Walls, OD, MD, DOS, Inducted Into the National Optometry Hall of Fame by the AOA

By Rene Scheys This year the American Optometric Association and Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation bestowed their highest honor on one of Marshall B. Ketchum University’s most distinguished leaders, President Emeritus Lesley Walls, OD, […]

Dr. Jozef Stec: Bringing Students on a “Journey from Dependent Learners to Independent Scholars”

By Pamela Martineau Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jozef Stec, PhD, maintains a two-fold mission at Marshall B. Ketchum University’s College of Pharmacy: He wants to help students become independent scholars while he develops new […]

College of Pharmacy at Marshall B. Ketchum University Receives Candidate Status from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

In July of 2018, the College of Pharmacy at MBKU was officially notified by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education of its having been granted Candidate status, the second major step in the process of […]

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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 […]