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Jennifer Thomas '00
Jennifer Thomas '00 earned her PhD in Sociology from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, in Dec. 2020. 
Jeremy '00, MAT '09 and Jenna (Boundy) Vernon PT '12 with their son.
Jeremy '00, MAT '09 and Jenna (Boundy) Vernon PT '12 celebrated the birth of their son, Kai Michael, on April 13, 2020.
Kelly Garrett '00 signed a three-book deal with Kensington Books. 
Kelly Garrett '00 received a 2020 Oregon Literary Fellowship. Her debut young adult novel was a 2018 Oregon Book awards finalist, and her first novel for adults comes out in 2021.
Troy Humphreys '00 was elected the President of the Nevada Optometric Association. Humphreys is in clinical practice with eight colleagues, four of which are also graduates from Pacific University. 
After teaching middle school in Federal Way, Wash., for 15 years, Rob Felix '98, MAT '00, has completed his first year on staff of the Science and Math Institute in Tacoma.
Renee Reitmeier MAT ’00 is the owner of the newly opened Fika Sisters (Ore.) Coffeehouse, a café inspired by Swedish coffee culture.
Jennifer (Smythe) Coyle ’90, OD ’93, MS ’00 was recently welcomed to the Women In Optometry’s board, where she will serve for two terms.  
Jennifer Baker ’00, former deputy district director for the Portland office of the U.S. Small Business Administration, was named the new president of the Columbia River Economic Development Council, the economic development agency for Clark County, Wash.
Fraser Horn ’00, OD ’04 was featured in the September 2018 issue of American Optometric Association’s Focus magazine, discussing the groundwork of starting one’s own sports-vision practice.

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