Medal Monday: Luis R. Garcia Margarida, OD
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Medal Monday: Luis R. Garcia Margarida, OD

President’s Medal Recipients

Many people have been part of the proud history of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) and Salus University.  Alumni, faculty, and friends of the College helped establish PCO as a pioneer and leader in the field of optometric education and the profession of optometry. The following people - highlighted on Medal Mondays - were honored on May 20, 1995 at the 75th Anniversary Gala Celebration for their outstanding contributions to the College and the field of optometry and vision care.

At the Centennial Gala Celebration on April 27, 2019, additional alumni, faculty, and friends will be honored. 

Luis R. Garcia Margarida, OD ’50, FAAO

Luis R. Garcia MargaridaDr. Luis Garcia was a leader in the professional optometric community in Puerto Rico. He served on the College Board of Trustees from 1988 to 1990 and was President of the Alumni Association from 1986 to 1987. Dr. Garcia was an organizer of the School of Optometry of the Inter-American University. He was President of the Puerto Rico Board of Examiners in Optometry.  Dr. Garcia passed away on January 9, 2018.