In a span of a week, three candidates up for a Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedicine successfully defended their dissertations in late March, and early April. The three received their degrees during the May 24 commencement ceremonies.
New Orleans, La., may be known for its parties and celebrations but a team of five from the University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program were not there to party; they were there to compete nationally with other PA students across the country in the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Challenge Bowl, during the AAPA conference held May 18 - 23.
Pelé, the retired Brazilian professional football (soccer) player, once said, “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” This sentiment was expressed on several occasions to Salus University’s graduating class throughout the week of May 21, leading up to Spring Commencement on Thursday.
Most people can name at least one teacher whose influence is remembered with affection and gratitude. For more than 7,000 Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) and hundreds of Salus University alumni, that person is Dr. Lombardi.
In the ‘90s, The Eye Institute (TEI), the clinical facility of the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO), collaborated with the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) to address the vision care needs of socio-economically disadvantaged children.