Salus Welcomes Three New Faculty Members to PCO

New PCO Faculty
L-R: Drs. Minhas, Meagher, and Kenny

The University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry welcomes three new full time faculty members, who have all completed residencies at The Eye Institute (TEI). They will continue to work with students to provide clinical education and patient care at TEI as well as instruction on preclinical skills and/or laboratory/lecture roles as related to the needs of the program.
 
Dr. Harpreet Minhas received her bachelor’s degree in Botany from the University of Calgary in 2011 and went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2015. While at ICO, Dr. Minhas was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, and the Tomb and Key Honor Fraternity. Dr. Minhas went on to complete her residency in Primary Care at TEI. She will continue to examine patients in primary care.  
 
Dr. Andrew L. Meagher received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences with a Minor in Pharmacology & Toxicology from SUNY-University of Buffalo. He graduated from the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2015 and served on the dean’s Student Advisory Board and as the Class of 2015 Vice President. After graduation, Meagher completed a residency in primary care at The Eye Institute, while continuing to see patients at Visionworks, Eye Care Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Meagher will take over as director of Electronic Health Record Training and will continue to see patients in the primary care suites at TEI.
 
Dr. Erin Kenny received her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. Upon graduation, Dr. Kenny obtained her Doctor of Optometry from the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she received an Advanced Studies Certificate in Contact Lens. At PCO, Kenny became a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, worked with the Lions Club and performed vision screenings in the community. Dr. Kenny completed her residency at The Eye Institute in Low Vision and is a member of the American Academy of Optometry. This past year she received the William Feinbloom Low Vision Award and the Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr. Low Vision Residency Award. Dr. Kenny will work at TEI in low vision and primary care.