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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 […]

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. Voorhees leads a Student Affairs meeting

Knocking on, opening doors

Vice President of Student Affairs Lorraine I. Voorhees, OD, MS to retire in June.

Dr. Berman in his office

A distinguished career spanning 40 years

University Provost Morris Berman, OD, MS prepares for retirement.

PA-C Kimberly Clark poses for pediatric exam

First PA class takes the next step

While on rotations, PA students apply clinical and practical knowledge.

Dr. Rejesh Vadlapatla lecturing

Pharmaceutical research helps students connect with curriculum

Some of the foundational science courses, like pharmacology, pharmaceutics and biochemistry, can be challenging for students. Helping them to connect what they’re learning to its practical application in patient care is what Dr. Rajesh Vadlapatla does best.

Hiking up Mt. Kilimanjaro

Trustee David Gibson Climbs Higher at Ketchum

Coming from the business sector, he brings fortitude and an eye for innovation from his career and personal life to a growing MBKU.

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’88 alum John Larcabal, OD: Practicing optometry and good will

John Larcabal didn’t necessarily have optometry in mind as a profession when career day rolled around at his high school in Lemoore, near Fresno in the Central Valley of California. Seeing his own optometrist listed, […]

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A strong vision

It takes vision and drive to guide an entire student body, faculty and alumni through a major transformational change.