If you wish to make a memorial gift in support of the John David Perrigin Scholarship Endowment, please make your check payable to the Foundation for Education and Research in Vision (FERV) and mail to UHCO, Attn:FERV, 4901 Calhoun, Houston, TX 77204-2020. To make a credit card gift you may call 713.743.1795 and speak with Liz Mauzy. The Perrigin family will be notified of your gift. Condolence cards may be mailed to the attention of Drs. Dave and Judy Perrigin at the same address.
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.
From The University of Houston College of Optometry
UHCO Wins Third in Photo Contest
Congratulations to Sandy Lin, UHCO OPT III, for her 3rd place photo in the annual contest, sponsored by HOYA, at Optomety's meeting in Washington, D.C.
UHCO Student Receives Highest NBEO Score
Melanie Deitch-Mosinski, UHCO OPT III, was named the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Excellence. This award was established to honor Dr. Wallis’ outstanding service as Executive Director of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) and is given to the candidate who receives the highest score on the NBEO Part I. Congratulations, Melanie!
July is dry eye disease awareness month and the UHCO Dry Eye Center taking the opportunity to educate the public. This week, Drs. Amber Gaume Giannoni and Anita Ticak, Co-Founders of the UHCO Dry Eye Center, were featured on KHOU Channel 11 News and Fox 26 News. For more information on dry eye and to make an appointment, visit the UHCO Dry Eye Center website.
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.