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.
Dr. Dwayne Yeager, a University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) alumnus and a beloved longtime preceptor, died June 22, 2020. He was 64.
Dr. Tom Pruett, O.D.’ 55, a member of the University of Houston College of Optometry’s first class, decided to positively impact the lives of students at his alma mater by establishing the Tom & Carolyn Pruett Endowment.
The Houston Delta Gamma Foundation awarded a grant to Dr. Kathryn Richdale, associate professor of optometry and a nationally recognized leader in cornea and contact lenses, for her project "Myopia management: Improving eye and vision health for children in need."
Professor Earl Smith III, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, at the University of Houston College of Optometry was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal this week.
Joshua Jed Martin, a 2012 graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry, died this week after battling cancer. He was 34.
Three University of Houston College of Optometry graduate students won 2020 William C. Ezell Fellowships. The students are: Justin A. Courson, Eugene A. Osae and Erin S. Tomiyama. Between nine and 11 fellowships are awarded internationally each year.
Muhammad Ahmed, a second-year optometry student at the University of Houston College of Optometry, won a 2020 Good Neighbor Scholarship.
Dr. Megan Wagner, who graduated this May from the University of Houston College of Optometry, was selected for a 2020 Johnson & Johnson Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care.
Jessica Sunny, a first-year student, gives a special UHCO shout out and shares some good advice during the COVID-19 pandemic.