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Associate Dean Dr. Laura Frishman Wins Esther Farfel Award
April 19, 2019
Associate Dean Dr. Laura Frishman Wins Esther Farfel Award
The Esther Farfel Award is the highest honor accorded to a University faculty member. The award is a symbol of overall career excellence. Recipients of the Farfel Award must have demonstrated excellence in all areas of faculty responsibility…in particular, their research must have had a significant impact at the national and international levels, they must have demonstrated outstanding teaching ability, and their service to the University, the profession and the community must have been distinctive and exemplary. 

Dr. Laura Frishman, PhD, FAAO, FARVO, John and Rebecca Moores Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, received the Farfel Award for 2019 at the Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner held on April 18, 2019. This is only the second time that a faculty member in the College of Optometry has received this prestigious University award…..a tremendous and well-deserved…well-earned recognition. 
Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics
April 16, 2019
Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics
Dr. Peggy Ingram and the University of What's Next?
April 2, 2019
Dr. Peggy Ingram and the University of What's Next?
UHCO Represents at TOA Summit
February 20, 2019
UHCO Represents at TOA Summit
99 UHCO students attended the Texas Optometric Association Summit at the Capitol to represent Optometry and bill HB1798!
UHCO Alumnus Named SECO International President
February 13, 2019
UHCO Alumnus Named SECO International President
SECO International has announced that J. Max Ernst, OD, '86, will become the organization’s next President. Dr. Ernst will officially accept the honor during the House of Delegates meeting, held during SECO 2019 in New Orleans.
 
2019 TOA Honor UHCO Alumns
February 12, 2019
2019 TOA Honor UHCO Alumns
The Texas Optometric Association (TOA) is proud to announce the 2019 TOA Award Winners. Of the seven awards, four are UHCO alum. Congratulations to; Jenny Terrell Feenstra, OD, '03; Eric Ketchum, OD, '11; Matt Valdes, OD, '11; and Heidi Sticksel-Hawkins, OD, '98!