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SCCO’s Residency Programs: Enhancing Optometry Careers Nationwide

By Pamela Martineau Marshall B. Ketchum University’s Southern California College of Optometry boasts an impressive network of residency sites. The depth and breadth of its program, which focuses on exceptional resident training, is highly regarded […]

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Alumna’s Estate Gift Provides Residents with Educational Experience in Kansas

By Cathi Douglas When Suzanne Tran, OD, ’03, graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry, she was inspired by her professor and mentor Tim Edrington, OD, MS, to pursue a residency and found herself […]

Vision of Love: Ketchum Makes a Patient’s Wedding Day Wish Come True

By Mary Castillo When Summer Li first met Justin Kwan, OD, Assistant Professor and Chief of Cornea and Contact Lens Services at Marshall B. Ketchum University, she had one wish: to look her best on […]

A Perfect Fit

By Mary Castillo Quarterly wet labs give the gift of clear vision to patients and advanced education to MBKU students. The University Eye Center at Ketchum Health in Los Angeles is a bedrock for vision […]

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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.