Construction of the University of Houston's Health and Biomedical Sciences Building II will begin on Friday July 10, 2015. Much of the parking lot adjacent to the University Eye Institute will then no longer be available, so UEI patients will be able to park at no cost in the Welcome Center Student Garage across from the J. Davis Armistead and Health and Biomedical Sciences buildings on Calhoun Road.
Jan Bergmanson, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, was featured in the September 2016 issue of Contact Lens Spectrum as one of the Top 30 in Contact Lenses. Click here to read full article and few other honorees.
As a clinician anatomist and pathologist with more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Bergmanson has had the privilege to inform clinicians and physiologists of the exact structure that a contact lens is placed upon and the consequences of the contact lens presence on the eye. Occasionally, he has had to correct flawed anatomical assumptions when interpreting a clinical manifestation, as was the case with polymegethism.
Brigadier General James H. Dienst, OD, '89, is the first general officer in U.S. Air Force Optometry history. He is one of the U.S. Air Force’s most accomplished leaders in military healthcare, Dienst has served in a broad range of leadership, clinic, and staff positions over the past 21 years. Highlighting the rarity of Dienst’s promotion to one-star, only one colonel was chosen out of hundreds considered.
UHCO hosted their first Annual Vendor Expo, Saturday, September 29. The event was a great success. Faculty, staff, students and alumni were able to visit with over 15 companies about the latest trends and technology. A huge thanks goes out to our corporate partners: Alcon, Allergan, Bausch & Lomb, CooperVision, Essilor, Guardian Life Insurance, HM General Contractors, HOYA, Johnson &Johnson, Marchon, nJoy Vision, Optovue, UHCo Surgery Center, FERV and Xite Realty.
Applications for admission from OptomCAS and the UHCO Supplemental Application will be accepted starting July 1st through February 15th prior to the fall semester in which the applicant expects to enter.