Jimmy Dhesa OD ’22 Named Pacific University Alumni Association’s 2022 Outstanding Optometry Graduate
Jimmy Dhesa OD ’22 was named the Pacific University Alumni Association 2022 Outstanding College of Optometry Graduate. The award recognizes a student who has shown exceptional service to the college and/or university and shows promise to be a committed alumnus.
Dhesa was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. While at Pacific, he could always be found studying especially before exams. He also enjoyed volunteering with the Pacific University EyeVan. He looks forward to returning to Vancouver in private practice and spending time with his family.
He also received the Pacific University College of Optometry Private Practice Scholarship Award, which supports students intending to pursue private practice optometry following graduation. He shares the award with alumni Nanki Kaleka OD ’22 and Alex Schoen OD ’22.
The College of Optometry prepares tomorrow’s doctors of optometry, while also serving the vision needs of the local community and advancing research in the ophthalmic industry. The college offers bachelor’s, master’s and PhD programs in vision science, as well as a doctor of optometry degree.