Last month, Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) Class of 2019 students who decided to pursue a residency after their upcoming May graduation, anxiously opened up a confidential email to find out where they were matched for their residency. These students joined other optometry students across the country in a day called Match Day.
On Friday, April 12, Salus faculty, students and staff participated in the inaugural Health Fair conducted by the LeVine Backstretch Clinic, which is operated at the Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pa. as part of the horse racing facility there. The Backstretch Clinic is an initiative of the La Salle University Neighborhood Nursing Center; the volunteer physician, Dr. Ken Risen; and, the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (PTHA).
The University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) welcomes Nicholas Gidosh, OD ’15, as he starts his new role as assistant professor and chief of Cornea and Contact Lens Service (CCLS) at The Eye Institute (TEI).
Celebrated annually on March 23, World Optometry Day officially kicked off World Optometry Week - created to increase awareness about . Optometry – the healthcare profession that involves examining the eyes and visual systems for defects or abnormalities – as well as optometrists.