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 […]

Deans’ Corner

Southern California College of Optometry As I write my first Dean’s message, it is difficult to believe that I’ve been on the job for just a few months. I’ve learned so much, made so many […]

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, […]

MBKU’s School of PA Studies: Alumni Prove to be Critical Recruiting Tools for New Preceptors

By Pamela Martineau Well-trained, confident and adept at working in interprofessional health care teams, alumni of MBKU’s School of Physician Assistant Studies are increasingly proving to be among the University’s best recruitment tools for finding […]

In Memory of Elizabeth E. Caloroso, OD, M.Opt., Professor Emerita

Elizabeth E. Caloroso, OD, M.Opt., Professor Emerita of the Southern California College of Optometry, died on March 13, 2018, after a short battle with leukemia. “A love of optometry and a dedication to contribute to […]

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 […]

First Annual Innovator Awards Recognize Great Ideas

By Mary Castillo Innovation is a core value of Marshall B. Ketchum University. Not only does the University foster and bring creative and unique ideas among its three colleges, but it also welcomes the creative […]

Ketchum’s SCCO Leads Nation in Breadth of Residency Programs

By Pamela Martineau Ketchum University’s Southern California College of Optometry holds a unique distinction that speaks to its commitment to advancing the profession nationwide: It leads all optometry schools in the nation in the size […]