News, Media and Stories | Class Of 1987

Dennis Gustafson OD '87 passed away on July 18, 2019 surrounded by his children and grandchildren.
Dr. Wayne Ellenbecker  OD '87 was selected Idaho Optometrist of the Year.
Sig Unander ’87 recently gave a presentation on the infamous Columbus Day Storm at the Forest Grove Senior and Community Center, inviting those who experienced its destruction to come forward and share their stories.
Sandra (Gardenier) Hilton ’87, PT ’88 was chosen as one of the Top 40 Physical Therapy Influencers of 2018.
Cathy (Leong) Doyle ’87, PT ’89 moved to Salmon Creek, Wash., after living in Beaverton, Ore., for 30 years and working at Providence Home Services for almost 20 years. 
Dennis Smith and Nada Lingel pictured together in the lab.
With the right education and training, optometrists can save lives. That's why two recently retired College of Optometry professors have created an award to inspire future generations of doctoral students.