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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 […]

2017 Optometrist of the Year, Paul Barney, OD, ’84: Changing the Future of Optometry

By Amy Mehdizadeh As a graduate from the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University, Dr. Paul Barney joined the Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute (PCLI) and moved to Anchorage, Alaska, in […]

Ketchum Health Patient Finds Her Way Around the World

By Mary Castillo If you ask Ciera Ramos, 24, what it is like to travel the world with 20/200 vision, she’ll ask you what it’s like to travel with 20/20 vision. Born with optic nerve […]

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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.

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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.

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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.