In accordance with the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania, our Elkins Park campus and clinics are entering the Yellow Phase and resuming limited operations effective June 8, 2020.
CPPD intends to use virtual communication to maintain the structure of their current schedule.
Gone are the days of Helene Kaiser, OD ‘89, associate professor, bringing her video camera to her Clinical Skills course to ensure she could capture her lecture for the students who missed class or simply wanted to review what they learned. Prior to July 2017, performing ophthalmoscopy on each other was the only way for students to practice retinal examinations.
More than 160 of the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) students entered the Hafter Student Center on the evening of Friday, December 8 for an educational program on the InfantSEE initiative.
Bisant Labib, OD ’14, assistant professor, was recently named co-chief of Suite 3 in the primary care services at The Eye Institute, the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s (PCO) clinical training facility. Melissa Trego, OD ’04, PCO dean, recently announced Dr. Labib’s new role to the University community.
Dr. Erin Jenewein, assistant professor in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry, was recently named a Diplomate in Binocular Vision, Perception and Pediatric Optometry from the American Academy of Optometry.
Veterans of all ages were able to have their vision, hearing, balance and speech-language abilities screened at the first Veterans Readiness Initiative (VRI) event this year. The screenings were provided on November 20 during the Veteran’s Expo at Montgomery County Community College.