Alumni & Friends Spotlights

  • Michael Gettelfinger

    Michael Gettelfinger

    “No excuses, Indiana should be the most recognized and prestigious state for basketball, popcorn, and optometry.”

    Get to know Michael Gettelfinger

  • Valerie Colby

    Valerie Colby
    B.S. '97, O.D.'99

    “I love talking with patients, getting to know each one, not only their eye problems, but their family and emotional things as well.”

    Get to know Valerie Colby

  • Aaron McNulty

    Aaron McNulty

    “Strongly consider doing a residency. I didn’t plan on doing a residency until late in my education, and I’m very glad I did. The advanced training was a great complement to the IUSO curriculum.”

    Get to know Aaron McNulty

  • Larry J. Alexander

    Larry J. Alexander (1947-2016)
    B.S.'70, O.D.'71

    “Optometry has a lot to offer patients. The days of just selling glasses and contact lenses are gone. I am motivated to continue to spread the truth and the word about the intellectual capacity of the profession.”

    Get to know Larry J. Alexander

  • Vaughn Sanders

    Vaughn Sanders
    B.S.'68, O.D.'70

    “Optometry is a profession, not just a job, and we have so much to give. I have had the privilege of being at the forefront of optometry’s evolution in the United States from being a “drugless vision profession” into the “Primary Eyecare Provider.”

    Get to know Vaughn Sanders

  • Marjorie Knotts

    Doug Morrow
    B.S.'75, O.D.'77

     “I have been a donor to IUSO for nearly my entire career.  Optometry has given me a great profession and career, and I always felt that I needed to give back.”

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  • Marjorie Knotts

    Marjorie Knotts
    B.S.'77, O.D.'84

    "There are always challenges but optometry has always adapted. I am very optimistic about our profession's future."

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