In accordance with the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania, we have resumed limited university operations effective June 8, 2020.
CPPD intends to use virtual communication to maintain the structure of their current schedule.
After being in on the ground floor of advancing the profession of optometry over the past 46 years at Salus PCO, Dr. Joel Silbert — professor and director of the Contact Lens Program and former chief of the Cornea and Specialty Contact Lens Service at TEI — has decided to call it a career. He officially retired June 30, 2020.
The Bernard Blaustein Resident of the Year Award is presented annually to a distinguished resident who has shown exceptional clinical promise and aptitude during their residency year at the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO).
In college, Andrew Meagher, OD ‘15, Resident ‘16, FAAO, developed the skill of being able to cut his own hair. He became pretty good at it, too. Little did Dr. Meagher know, though, that skill would come in handy during the lengthy home quarantine as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When Janice Chau, OD ‘20, set out on her path to a career in healthcare, she enrolled in a nursing program at Drexel University. After studying for a year to become a nurse, a visit to her personal eye doctor helped the Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) graduate see her own future as an optometrist – much clearer.
Through its “Looking Out for Kids” (LOFK), vision care initiative, Salus University has brightened thousands of children’s lives by ensuring they receive the vision care necessary for their educational success.