A member of the inaugural physician assistant class, Emily Parker worked full
time in family practice from October 2009 to January 2014. After the birth of daughter, Ms. Parker made the decision
to go part-time and now shares her experiences.
The Salus University community was saddened by the news of the passing of fellow optometrist and recording engineer extraordinaire, Rudy Van Gelder, OD’46, on August 25, 2016.
Kate Hartnett, winner of the 2014-2015 Thomas L. Lewis Leadership Excellence
Scholarship and recipient of the 2015 American Occupational Therapy Foundation Alice Jantzen Memorial Scholarship, is now a committed therapist whose ingenuity provided her with the equipment necessary to teach her students to be their best.
The Salus University community was saddened by the passing of a true visionary in the ophthalmic industry, Gérard Cottet. Those who work or have worked in the optometric profession are quite familiar with Essilor, the largest and one of the most trusted international ophthalmic optical companies in the world.
Dr. Faith Chabedi initiated a non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides eye care to underprivileged children in her native South Africa prior to her enrollment in the Salus MPH program.