Sal’s Shorts: Powering Up O&P; More Love for BLVS
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Sal’s Shorts: Powering Up O&P; More Love for BLVS

Sal's Shorts graphic - Sal in pjs with coffee and newspaperToo busy to keep up with current events at Salus University? Think again. Here’s the TLDR (too long; didn’t read) of some of the most-read stories from September. “Sal’s Shorts” provides clips of the University’s latest news and happenings. 

Salus Stars Shine On
Congratulations to the 2021 Presidential Medal of Honor awardees. Since 1995, the award has been bestowed upon those who have made contributions to their profession and for their service to initially the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) and now Salus University. Read more about this year’s recipients of the University’s most prestigious award.

Powering Up O&P
In September, J. Chad Duncan, PhD, CRC, CPO, joined Salus as the first director of the University’s newly established Orthotics and Prosthetics (O&P) program, slated to accept its inaugural cohort of students in the Fall of 2022. Click here to read more about Dr. Duncan, who was formerly the director of the oldest Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) program in the country, and how he plans to lead one of the country’s newest O&P programs at Salus.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Korey Patrizi Found Her “People” at PCO/Salus
When Korey Patrizi, OD, Resident ‘21, completed the residency program at PCO/Salus, she knew she wanted to stay. So, Dr. Patrizi applied for the PCO/Salus faculty position and started as an instructor over this past summer. Read more about her background as well as her new role at PCO/Salus here.

AuD Alumna Gives Back
Kathy Foltner, AuD ‘02, an alumna of the University’s Osborne College of Audiology (OCA), recently established an endowed student scholarship. Click here to read why Dr. Foltner is paying it forward to not only benefit OCA students but also the audiology profession.

More Love for BLVS 
Salus Students Promoting Awareness in the Community about Education and Rehabilitation Services for People with Visual Impairments, also known as SPACERS, is one of the University’s newest student groups. They’re working to raise awareness of the blindness and low vision professions. Learn more about the club members and how they are working in the community to support their future professions.