ESSENTIALS

SUMMER 2021
ESSENTIALS: LINDSAY SICKS, OD, FAAO, ’10

We wanted to dedicate this issue’s Essentials to Lindsay Sicks, OD ’10 for her tireless work in implementing the vaccination training that allows doctors of optometry to serve as COVID vaccinators.

WINTER 2020
ESSENTIALS: RICHARD RAYMER, OD '50 (NICO)

When Richard Raymer, OD ’50 attended NICO (a predecessor to ICO), it took two years to get an OD.

SPRING 2020
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.

FALL 2019
ESSENTIALS: HANNA FYLPAA, OD '14

Optometry is rewarding in a variety of ways, but how many ICO alumni can say that commuting to work is an adventure? Hanna Fylpaa, OD ’14, is based in Southeast Alaska.

SPRING 2019
ESSENTIALS: C. CLAYTON POWELL, OD ’52, MPH, DOS

The National Optometric Association (NOA) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. C. Clayton Powell, OD ’52, co-founded this organization with the late John L. Howlette, OD ’51.