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The only professional association for optometry in Oregon, the OOPA recently established the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Scholarship at Pacific, which has already benefited five current doctor of optometry students.
Pacific University College of Optometry Professor Tad Buckingham '92, OD '94, also the college's clinical attending doctor and Forest Grove Fire & Rescue Division Chief, has spent several wildfire seasons on the front lines, both battling blazes and helping those experiencing vision problems resulting from smoke exposure.
Alumni & friends rise to the occasion to support Lead On: The Campaign for Tomorrow at Pacific University. Pacific University recently completed its most successful year of giving in school history, with donors contributing gifts and pledges totaling nearly $12.4 million between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
The Pacific University College of Optometry has been named the 2018 School of the Year by the National Optometric Association for its ongoing commitment to providing vision care to underserved populations. The NOA announced the honor at its annual convention, held July 13-15 in San Antonio. 
Five of the seven awards presented by the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association at its annual conference went to Pacific Optometry alumni.
The Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center at Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences has dedicated a library in honor of Dr. London.
Rayne Houser and Cody Tang Pictured Together
For their capstone projects, Rayne Houser ’18 and Cody Tang ’18 helped with a faculty-led study that found that exercise may help prevent and manage glaucoma.
Dr. Seki receiving Massih Prize
Pacific University alumnus Dr. Shinji Seki OD ’79 will receive the eighth annual Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist on May 19 at the university’s graduate and professional Commencement ceremony.
Buddy Gets A New Pair of Glasses Book Cover
Alumna Tawnya Pastuck ’02, OD ’06 publishes her first children's book to put kids at ease when visiting the eye doctor.
The Littlefield family has established an award and a scholarship, both for optometry students.

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