Nathan Lighthizer OD '09 is an ASCO Rising Star
Dr. Nathan Lighthizer was honored by the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry at its annual luncheon on June 29.
Lighthizer, director of continuing education at Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry, received the ASCO Rising Star Award in recognition of his contributions through teaching, scholarship, administration and professional service, specifically his contributions to ASCO’s Clinical Directors/Administrators Special Interest Group.
Lighthizer was joined at the national meeting by fellow Boxers Fraser Horn ’00, OD ’04 and Jenny (Smythe) Coyle ’90, OD ’93, MS ’00, who is past president of the association. His wife, Jenna Lighthizer OD ’08, is also a Pacific University alumna.