Until further notice, our Elkins Park campus is closed and our clinics are closed to non-emergency patients. Patients with urgent concerns can visit SalusUhealth.com/Contact to arrange an emergency telehealth or in-person appointment or referral.
CPPD intends to use virtual communication to maintain the structure of their current schedule.
The wheels on this bus need to keep going round and round, but lately it hasn’t been reliable, breaking down on occasion. But now, the Big Red Bus – which helps so many schoolchildren in the area receive the eye care they need – could use some help itself. It plays an integral part of the success of the University’s Looking Out for Kids charity program, making it possible to meet children where they are in school and go to school districts in the Philadelphia region.
Thanks to the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) at Salus University, this year’s Thanksgiving Food Drive – the 15th year that the group has conducted such a drive on campus – once again exceeded its goal of providing for needy families.
Salus students across programs often participate in mission trips – to places like Haiti , Panama and Guatemala – in areas that don’t have regular or convenient access to healthcare. Those trips offers the students a chance to get experience seeing a lot of patients in a short period of time. But there are underserved areas of the United States as well, where people who need eye care can’t regularly and easily get it.
Four of the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) faculty members received fellowships at the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and Third World Congress of Optometry 2019 annual conference Oct. 23-27 in Orlando, Fla.
Salus University and Eyesafe, a global leader in high energy visible blue light filtration technology and protection standards, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner in a research project about the health hazards and protective solutions related to blue light for the electronics display industry.