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.
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Kathy (Svane) Schreick-Latto OD ’90 has been practicing optometry for almost two decades since earning her degree from Pacific.
Frank Giardina ’83, OD ’86 is the optometric director of Community Health Centers of the Central Coast Inc., in Califorina.
Will Loveall ’58, OD ’66 is enjoying fishing and a relaxing retirement. He owned and ran an optometry practice in Columbia Falls, Mont., for 37 years.
Third-generation Pacific optometry student Ian Cheslock honored his family legacy by signing his late grandfather's name into the Golden Guard sidewalk.
Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Awards Inaugural Scholarships to Pacific Optometry Students
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.