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Passion, commitment, altruism mark careers of these health care heroes

By Pamela Martineau Most people have at one point encountered a quiet hero — that person who on a daily basis gives back to her community with no expectation of special recognition. The person for […]

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Harue Marsden, OD, MS, ’87: Tireless advocate and champion of the profession

By Kristi Garrett Whether it was on the floor of the House of Delegates of the American Optometric Association or in the close confines of an exam room, Harue Marsden, OD, MS, ’87 was impossible […]

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A broad vision for healing

By Mary Castillo Dry eye had been a 20-year problem for Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD. But three years ago, discomfort became agonizing pain. Long days of reading and writing ended with ice packs on her […]

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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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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.