As Robert Serianni likes to say, “the tires have been kicked” on the University’s Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program. And, the result is that the program is now fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).
Salus University’s Physician Assistant Studies Program has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
The Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) and Salus have always been a big part of Sharon Marcy’s life. Her father, Bernard Blaustein, OD ’67, FAAO, worked in a number of roles over five decades there.
Dr. Di Stefano, OD ’73 officially retired on July 1, 2019, after a long and successful career at Salus University. He’s known as the architect of the University’s Public Health programs, specifically designed to bridge the gap in public health training in professions such as optometry, audiology, blindness and visual impairment, physician assistant studies, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology.
According to the latest available data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as reported recently by the Philadelphia Business Journal, optometrists rank No. 7 and physician assistants rank No. 48 in the top 50 highest-paying jobs in the Philadelphia region that earn between $100,000 and $150,000.