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Class of 2024 Top Graduates: Midwest

Women in Optometry and our supporters celebrate the Class of 2024 in the Midwest.

Celebrating the class of 2024

Midwestern University

Chicago College of Optometry, Midwestern University

Eryka Uehling, OD, top grad from Chicago College of Optometry. a midwest school
Dr. Uehling
Eryka Uehling, OD, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will complete a residency in ocular disease with an emphasis in cornea and contact lens at Washington University in St. Louis.

 

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ICO

Illinois College of Optometry

Parker Monsen, OD, one of three valedictorians at ICO, in the midwest
Dr. Monsen
Parker Monsen, OD, will begin a residency at Moyes Eye Center in Kansas City, Missouri, in ocular disease/refractive surgery.

McKenzie Stewart, OD, one of three valedictorians at ICO, in the midwest
Dr. Stewart
McKenzie Stewart, OD, will serve a residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital & Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri.

Gabriella Vivacqua, OD, graduation photo for one of three top grads in the midwest
Dr. Vivacqua
Gabriella Vivacqua, OD, looks forward to starting her professional career

Dean of ICO with the three valedictorians in graduation regalia
Dean Stephanie Messner, OD (far right), recognizes (L-R) Gabriella Vivacqua, OD; McKenzie Stewart, OD;  and Parker Monsen, OD, as this year’s valedictorians.

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indiana university

Indiana University School of Optometry

Class of 2024: 83 graduates (51 women, 32 men)

abigail lee, od, top grad at Indiana optometry, midwest
Dr. Lee
Abigail Lee, OD, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, will return to her hometown to complete a residency in ocular disease at the Fort Wayne VA Medical Center.

graduating class at Indiana Optometry
Indiana University School of Optometry Class of 2024

ferris state

Michigan College of Optometry, Ferris State University

Mollie Leslie, OD, top grad at Michigan College of Optometry
Dr. Leslie
Molly Leslie, OD, of Grayling, Michigan, will complete a residency program at the WJB Dorn VA in Columbia, South Carolina.

 

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nsuoco

Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry

Class of 2024: 29 graduates (17 women, 12 men)

Blayke Haggard, OD, top grad at NSU Oklahoma Optometry, in the midwest
Dr. Haggard
Blayke Haggard, OD, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, has accepted a position as an assistant clinical professor for Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry at Sam Hider Health Center in Jay, Oklahoma.

NSUOCO class of 2024 in graduation regalia and holding diplomas
Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry Class of 2024

osu

The Ohio State University College of Optometry

Class of 2024: 67 graduates (45 women, 22 men)

Dr. Kelly Klimo, top grad at the Midwest's Ohio State Optometry program
Dr. Klimo
Kelly Klimo, OD, of Massillon, Ohio, will start an ocular disease residency at the Cincinnati Eye Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Ohio State Optometry's graduates in full graduation regaliia, lines up in four rows with about 13 people in each row
The Ohio State University College of Optometry Class of 2024

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umsl

University of Missouri-St. Louis, College of Optometry

Class of 2024: 41 graduates (23 women, 18 men)

Dr. Allie Dockins, top grad at UMSL- Optometry - in the midwest
Dr. Dockins
Allie Dockins, OD, of Columbia, Missouri, will join Missouri Eye Consultants in Moberly, Missouri, and will be providing comprehensive eye care to patients of the community.

the 41 graduates of UMSL-optometry school in full graduation regalia grouped on stairs near a brick wall
University of Missouri, St. Louis, College of Optometry, Class of 2024

university of waterloo

University of Waterloo School of Optometry

Dr. Shayna Timmerman, top grad at University of Waterloo, optometry - in the midwest
Dr. Timmerman
Shayna Timmerman, OD, of Rathwell, Manitoba, Canada, will move to Morden, Manitoba, to practice full scope optometry at Focal Point Comprehensive Vision Care. She says that she’s looking forward to exploring southern Manitoba and meeting new people while providing patients with quality eye care services.

 

VIEW THE TOP GRADS IN ALL THE REGIONS HERE

 

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