Michela Kenning OD ’12 Granted Tenure
Michela Kenning OD ’12 has been promoted to associate professor of optometry and granted indefinite tenure by Pacific University.
Kenning, an optometric physician and graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry, is an instructor in multiple classes, labs, and primary care and ocular disease clinic services. She serves as the college’s director of residency programs for affiliated programs across North America, and as the director for the Pacific Interprofessional Diabetes Clinic, a collaborative healthcare project that provides services to underrepresented community members.
Kenning is currently completing her PhD in Education and Leadership at Pacific, with a focus on the development of interprofessional competencies within graduate healthcare programs. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and resides in Forest Grove, Ore.