Spring 2014

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Keeping the Faith

It was 1996 and things were going great for Gregg Pusateri, OD ’86. He had a thriving practice in Sycamore, Ill. He was happily…

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Family Practice

When Quentin Park, OD ’04, and his sister, Lena Park, OD ’06, were teenagers, their father made sure they worked in low-paying jobs at…

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Continuing a Tradition

Krystina Eubanks, OD ’12, came to ICO with a career plan firmly in place: become an optometrist and return to Harrisburg, Ill., to join…

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ICO Launches Collaboration with UIC

In January, faculty from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago began providing sub-specialty medical and surgical…

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Family Matters

My family is spread out across the country. Our three sons and their wives are raising our nine grandchildren in locations hundreds or thousands of miles away from Chicago. When we all get together in one place it’s a rare and special occasion. There’s a friendly competition between the siblings for who …

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James Kirchner, OD

Current Position: President and CEO of SynergEyes Family Life: Wife, Dee; daughter, Christina (married to Curtis) and son, Jeffrey (married to Emily); two granddaughters,…

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In Memoriam

1948 Gerald “Jerry” Dorsky, NICO, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2013. He served in the Navy during World War II and practiced optometry for 53…