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 […]

Dr. John Nishimoto Elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Optometry

Marshall B. Ketchum University’s John Nishimoto, OD, MBA, Senior Associate Dean for Professional Affairs, has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Optometry. A Distinguished Fellow within NAP is a very high […]

The Class of 2017 at Ketchum University’s School of PA Studies achieved a 100 percent pass rate on national licensing exam

All thirty-two members of the class passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants announced on Dec. 11, 2017, that every member of Ketchum University’s School of PA […]

New Campus Building Encourages Interprofessional Collaboration

By Pamela Martineau Proximity can foster greater understanding. That axiom was a driving force in the development of Ketchum University’s Health Professions Building – a 43,000 square-foot newly remodeled multi-faceted building that houses learning spaces […]

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School of PA Studies Class of 2017: Embracing a Journey of Academic Rigor and Compassion

By Pamela Martineau On Nov. 11, 2017, 32 students in the PA Class of 2017 will graduate from Marshall B. Ketchum University with their master of medical science degree and PA certificate. These students represent […]

Ketchum University Students Dig Deep, Harness Grit to Excel

By Pamela Martineau “Grit: Firmness of mind or spirit; unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger.” That’s the Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of “grit,” that elusive trait that researchers are finding trumps intelligence, physical […]