Dr. Mark Miriello, a primary care optometrist and PCO instructor, and Dr. Kelly Salmon, a Speech-Language Pathology assistant professor and clinical educator have joined have joined the faculty at Salus University.
The OLE program, which has been a part of the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) for approximately four decades, is designed to offer participants an opportunity to step into the shoes of students in the Doctor of Optometry (OD) program, as well as offer a general outlook on the profession of optometry as a whole.
It seemed like a perfect fit to Sheldon Simpson. And, it was. When approached by Salus, Simpson, president of the Hogs & Honeys Foundation for Kids, and his organization were interested in making a contribution to the University’s “Looking Out for Kids” (LOFK) initiative.
Dr. Pelino, assistant professor in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry, recently presented an on-campus lecture titled “Longevity through the EYE of the Beholder,” which explored the nature (genetics) versus nurture (the role of the environment) debate in longevity.
In the spring 2019 Centennial Edition of the Alumni Magazine, we featured Dr. Albert Fitch, who was a true visionary. His vision has been continued and expanded upon at PCO and later, Salus University, by the men who have occupied the president’s chair since Dr. Fitch was at the helm and who have continued to build on his dreams.