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UHCO Alum named Dean of KYCO

Posted On: 05/11/2018

University of Pikeville names Michael Bacigalupi, OD, ‘93, MS, FAAO, as dean of the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) effective July 1, 2018.

Bacigalupi has 13 years of experience in optometric education and previously served as the assistant dean for Student Affairs and Admissions at Nova Southeastern University (NSU)-College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., where he was also the assistant professor of optometry. During his tenure, he worked to enhance the college’s curriculum, establish partnerships within the institution, and form articulation agreements in the U.S. and China.