We celebrate 75 years of Optometry at Pacific University with a look back through the years.
Fall 2020 | Pacific Magazine
In this Edition
75 Years of Optometry | The college celebrates a milestone anniversary and continues to focus on pupils
Pacific Rises to Meet the Pandemic | Students continue learning amid challenges
Outstanding Alumni | Alumni award recipients like Dennis Carline ’79, MST ’88; Breanne McGhee OD ’16, MEd ’16, PhDEL ’21; Matthew Meyer ’75; and Scott Pike ’68, OD ’70 represent the best.
Fall 2020 | Vol. 53 No. 1
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One of the most prominent names connected with Pacific’s College of Optometry is Carkner, and the connection began before the beginning.
DeAnn Fitzgerald ’81, OD ’84 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has become well known for her focus on using optometry as a way to manage athletes’ concussions. She has developed protocols for young athletes who suffer head injuries, and her work has been widely shared and emulated around the country.