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Ketchum University Welcomes New Dean to the Southern California College of Optometry

Marshall B. Ketchum University is excited to welcome the appointment of Mark A. Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD, as Dean of the Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Bullimore was hired after a national search and will […]

Thanh Mai, OD, ’12: Giving Back and Looking Forward

By Amy Woodman As a 2012 graduate from the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University, Dr. Thanh Mai finished at the top of his class with summa cum laude and achieved […]

Ketchum University’s Fall Orientation Program: Creating a Culture of Student Success

By Pamela Martineau Ketchum University will soon welcome its new incoming classes of optometry, PA and pharmacy students. The students will hit the ground running with a unique orientation program designed to meet them where […]

Safety Tips for Viewing the Solar Eclipse

By Mark Nakano, OD On August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be visible (weather permitting) across all of North America. The entire continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting 2 to 3 hours. Anyone within […]

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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.