Blindness and Low Vision Studies chair Dr. Fabiana Perla, COMS, CLVR, recently announced the appointment of Assistant Professor Jamie Maffit, MS, COMS, CLVT, as director of the University’s Orientation and Mobility (O&M) program.
Dr. Lauren Sponseller, Occupational Therapy (OT) Department chair and director of the Master’s in OT program, was recently selected to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Academic Leadership Institute (ALI). She is one of only 20 participants chosen throughout the U.S.
On October 31, Salus hosted an interprofessional training seminar in preparation for the 2017 Veterans Readiness Initiative (VRI) multisensory outreach screening events. The first screening event will take place on November 20 as part of the Montgomery County Community College Veterans Expo from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) recently announced the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) students Jordan Heidelbaugh ’18OD and Joshua Heersink ’18OD were recipients of the 2017 Practice Excellence Scholarship.
At the start of her third year of classes in 2015, Kelly Morse ’19OD began her school year as usual. She was working during her clinical rotation at The Eye Institute (TEI), the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) clinical facility, feeling a little under the weather, but still seeing patients. In just five days’ from that moment, her life was about to change drastically.