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UHCO's Connor Christensen Wins 2020 AOSA Optometry Student Bowl

Connor Christensen, a fourth-year student at the University of Houston College of Optometry, won the American Optometric Student Association's 2020 Optometry Student Bowl.

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UH Optometry Community Says Goodbye to Longtime Supporter Dwayne Yeager

Dr. Tom Pruett

Dr. Dwayne Yeager, a University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) alumnus and a beloved longtime preceptor, died June 22, 2020. He was 64.

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UH Optometry Student and Epidemiologist C.J. Dale is Working to Prevent Further Coronavirus Outbreak

C.J. Dale

Charles "CJ" Dale, a third-year optometry student in the O.D./M.S. program at the UH College of Optometry, shares about the important COVID-19 work he is doing with Harris County Public Health and the role of optometry in relation to chronic diseases.

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