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In the optometric or biomedicine academic world, Mitchell Scheiman, OD, PhD, FAAO is well-known, and is often a draw for those who seek education from world-class faculty. As a nationally recognized expert on convergence insufficiency, Dr. Scheiman will be presented with an honorary degree from the New England College of Optometry (NECO), his alma mater, for his collective contributions to his profession.
Mitchell Scheiman, OD, PhD director of Graduate Programs in Biomedicine and his colleague Tara Alvarez, OD, professor of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Vision and Neural Engineering Lab at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), along with Chang Yarmothu, PhD and John Vito d’Antonio-Bertagnolli, MS, - recently won two of three prestigious break through Auggie Awards - the most recognized industry virtual reality awards in the world.
Brianna Brim, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, CLIPP, academic fieldwork coordinator for the Occupational Therapy (OT) program, just got back from a ten day immersion in a Clinical and Translational Research course for PhD students at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center.
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.
Joining assistant professor in the University’s Osborne College of Audiology, Dr. Bre Myers, another Salus faculty member and a Doctor of Behavioral Health student at Arizona State round out the 2017 class of Biomedicine graduates.