In Memoriam: Norman Stern MED ‘84
Norman Stern MED '84 died Nov. 21, 2020 at age 73. Stern was considered the father of sports vision at Pacific and credited with helping to create the sports vision elective course. He also played a role in the MEd VFL program and was the first person to earn the degree. Stern went on to become a beloved faculty member at Pacific teaching in the areas of vision development, learning disabilities, sports and industrial vision. After departing the university, he took a part-time position at Kaiser Permanente, where he earned a reputation for handling puzzling cases needing more than medical and optical vision care. Stern shofted his focus to art, which became the central focus of his life for the past 30 years.