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FOCUS ON YOUR FUTURE: WORKING TO DIVERSIFY OPTOMETRY

CURRENT ISSUE: SPRING 2020

PRESIDENT'S SPOTLIGHT

Each issue, Dr. Mark Colip proposes a new topic to members of the ICO family. With the help of noted alumni, he puts a spotlight on important people at ICO and across the profession of optometry. 

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

An update to ICO's response to COVID-19 from ICO President Mark K. Colip, OD '92.

THE INAUGURAL RETINA 20/20 SYMPOSIUM

ICO upholds strong relationships with many academic and medical institutions in the Chicago area. This innovative event was a collaboration with the University of Chicago.

SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM COMPLETES FIRST YEAR

The ICO Summer Research Program had a successful inaugural year, with four students participating over 10 weeks.

CONFERENCE ROUND-UP

As always, ICO has been making the rounds through the optometric convention circuit. We look forward to sharing information with our industry colleagues about research academia, and patient care.

DR. BLOCK TO RETIRE AFTER LONG CAREER AT ICO

Sandra Block, OD ’81, MEd, MPH, FAAO, FCOVD is a beloved ICO professor, known for her work serving our students, and the young patients of Princeton Elementary School.

SHARE YOUR NBEO EXPERIENCE

Did you take any part of NBEO more than once? Did you feel alone? Were you lost or uncertain about what to do next?

DONORS CORNER: LINDA GORMAN IN MEMORY OF STANLEY GORMAN, OD '71

Stanley and I met in 1968 when I was a senior at the all-female Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing. Stan was a freshman at ICO. . .

TRENDING: SPRING 2020

Stay up-to-date with highlights from ICO’s social media channels. Don’t forget to follow us!

ESSENTIALS: R. MARK HATFIELD, OD '79, MD

For a select few ICO alumni, optometry is not a final career goal. Rather, their degree acts as a steppingstone. R. Mark Hatfield, OD ’79, MD, is one of these people.

CLOSE-UP: JENNY LAU, OD '18

Inspiration of all kinds can blossom in optometry school. For Jenny Lau, OD ’18, ICO provided direction for both her career and art.

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VAULT: SPRING 2020

ICO is rooted in the historic Chicago neighborhood of Bronzeville. Famous for its culture of gospel music, jazz, and black politicians and business owners, the area has experienced many architectural and demographic changes.

CLASS NOTES: SPRING 2020

Who cold-started a practice? Who got married? Check out the latest news from your graduating class.

IN MEMORIAM: SPRING 2020

Join the ICO community in remembering the lives and contributions of our dedicated alumni.

DATEBOOK

A calendar of important dates and significant events happening at the Illinois College of Optometry.

LAST LOOK

Here is one more photo from "the old days," courtesy of R. Mark Hatfield, OD '79, MD.


Dig that far out clinic attire!

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