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Student stories: Spring 2017

By Amy Mehdizadeh Expanding horizons without losing sight of home He was just 6 years old, and Christos McClain got his first pair of glasses. When he showed up to elementary school one day without […]

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Dr. Linda M. Chous ’87: Builds bridges to health literacy

By Kristi Garrett The Affordable Care Act created a sea change in the health care industry when it put the emphasis on preventative medicine and early diagnosis to control costs. Optometrists are at the forefront […]

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Nathaniel Greeley, PA-C, ’16: Finding his calling in ER medicine

By Kristi Garrett Nathaniel Greeley, PA-C, a member of the inaugural PA class, begins professional practice, thanks in part to connections forged during his program at Ketchum. Networking at the American Academy of PAs conference […]

President’s perspective

By Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PhD Earlier this year, many Ketchum Magazine readers received the Marshall B. Ketchum University 2015-16 Annual Report. In that report I outlined the fiscal health of Ketchum University and highlighted […]

University celebrates seventh annual Circle of Vision luncheon

On Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, University leadership and alumni gathered for the seventh annual Circle of Vision luncheon at the Summit House restaurant in Fullerton, to celebrate and recognize members of the MBKU community that […]

Throwback: 1997

Construction is not new to Ketchum University. On May 15, 1997, the groundbreaking for Building A and the parking garage began at 2:30 p.m. The library moved into Building A on May 18, 1998, and […]

ACHIEVING 20|20 campaign update

2017 signals and exciting time in the life of the  ACHIEVING 20|20 campaign. Earlier this year, Ketchum University honored Dr. Warren Harvard Low, ’52, for a lifetime of commitment and generosity to his alma mater. […]

Dean’s corner: Spring 2017

Messages from the deans of the Southern California College of Optometry, the School of PA Studies and the College of Pharmacy. Southern California College of Optometry  At the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Anaheim, we […]

Alumni message

Fellow alumni, students and friends, 2017 marks the beginning of a very important time for your MBKU Alumni Association — the addition to the Alumni Board of our first director and alumnus from the School […]

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Class notes: Spring 2017

Features Owner of Alamitos Eye Care, Dr. Avani Patel, ’95,  nominated the Los Alamitos Youth Center for a $1,000 grant from ABB Optical Group, which was awarded in November. Not only does Dr. Patel have […]

Optometrist. Advocate. Philanthropist.

Champion for the student experience. By Kristi Garrett The legacy of Warren Harvard Low, OD, who passed away on December 28, 2015, and was the longest-serving member of Ketchum’s Board of Trustees, spanned more than […]