On August 21, students, faculty and staff members gathered together to witness the historic solar eclipse. Donning their specialized glasses, courtesy of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry dean Dr. Melissa Trego, the crowd turned their gaze to the sky and caught glimpses of the moon crossing in between the sun and the Earth.
“Wow look at that,” exclaims a student as Dr. Maria Armandi, instructor in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO), shows the gathering class of Clinical Skills 4 students a photo of glass stuck in her son’s eye. The real-life example helps visually reinforce one of the topics the class is covering that day – foreign body removal.
Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) welcomes Drs. Ashley Maglione and Kelsey Moody as full-time instructors.
The University’s president, Dr. Michael H. Mittelman recently announced the appointment of Melissa Trego ’04 OD, PhD, as the new dean of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO).
From July 10-21, 13 students from Saudi Arabia, China and Thailand participated in controlled patient care experiences as part of their Master of Science in Clinical Optometry (MSCO) program. The two-week program, led by Drs. Harvey Bonner of Montana and Robert Andersson, MSCO ’10, of Finland, allows students to practice their clinical skills on unique patient cases.