We say “Happy Trails” to our beloved friend Dr. Harold Bedell for his 35 years of commitment and dedication to UHCO. He has been instrumental to the field of vision science research and has supervised 15 Masters theses, 12 Ph.D. dissertations and been on the research committee for over 65 Masters and Ph.D. candidates. UHCO will always hold a place for you; we wish you the best in Colorado!
Class of 2015 was welcomed back to UHCO Thursday, May 14, for their “Out the Door” program. This is a time for the students to come together as a class one last time and visit, eat and given information as they transition to becoming alumni of the College.
SNAPS (Special Needs Adult and Pediatric Service) is one of many specialty clinics at the University of Houston College of Optometry. This clinic specializes in examining teen and adult special need populations at the University Eye Institute and beyond. The clinic cares for patients with a variety of disabilities and with different levels of cognitive aptitude.
The 2014-2015 University of Houston Group Teaching Excellence Award was presented to Heather Anderson, O.D., Ph.D.,’ 08, David Berntsen, O.D., Ph.D.,’02, Amber Gaume Giannoni, O.D.,’01 and William Miller, O.D., Ph.D., for their demonstration and strong commitment to teaching and student success, as well as programs which promote, support and recognize excellence in teaching and service to students.
The University of Houston College of Optometry had 41 students obtain Student Fellowship at the most recent American Academy of Optometry meeting in Denver, CO. Of the 21 Schools and Colleges of Optometry in North America, UHCO had the 3rd highest number of students earning their Student Fellowship at the Academy meeting in Denver.
A daylong vision expo will be held Saturday, April 25th at the University of Houston (UH), offering information on rehabilitation and resources for the blind and visually impaired to live independent and productive lives.
The Texas Optometry Career Opportunities Program at the University of Houston College of Optometry is designed to increase the number of academically disadvantaged and/or underrepresented college students interested in entering the profession of optometry.
This is Philanthropy Awareness Week at UH. It is an important time that we set aside to thank UH alumni, friends, faculty, and staff for their philanthropic efforts and investments. There are red bows around College which highlight areas where philanthropic support has impacted our lives. We want to take this opportunity to say thank you for your support!