A friend of the university, Fay Littlefield realized a little can go a long way. The mother of an optometry alumna and faculty member, Littlefield has established two endowments to support student success.
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An innovative gift to Pacific helped link outreach efforts in optometry and dental hygiene, creating interprofessional care opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience while meeting the critical needs of our communities.
University's total enrollment continues to increase among both undergraduate and graduate/professional student segments.
Chad Schobert ’11, OD ’14 became the pediatric eye care specialist for Eye Care for You, in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Kaila Osmotherly OD ’10 is the associate dean of clinical affairs at Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Optometry. She appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal's “40 Under 40” section honoring Phoenix’s young leaders.
Amber Belaustegui OD ’08 recently merged her practice, Central Nevada Vision, with another practice, EyeZone Nevada.
Justin Schweitzer OD ’06 was recently interviewed by and featured on KELOLAND News.
Amy J. Thomas OD ’05 is a board-certified optometrist, vision therapist, and owner of Arizona Vision Therapy Center. After Pacific, she joined the Army and worked with soldiers and airmen suffering from vision problems caused by brain injuries. Following her rotations, she moved to Tucson, where she established her practice.
John P. Lowery OD ’93, MED ’96 discussed the genetic components of nearsightedness and farsightedness in an article published by EyeCare 20/20.
Tad Buckingham ’92, OD ’94 is an assistant professor and attending physician at Pacific, as well as the division chief of Forest Grove Fire & Rescue.