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MEMPHIS (June 27) — Matthew McBride, O.D., of McKenzie, Tennessee, was among 130 students recently awarded the Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. McBride …
MEMPHIS (June 27) — Matthew McBride, O.D., of McKenzie, Tennessee, was among 130 students recently awarded the Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. McBride earned the Spivey Endowed Scholarship, which comes with a $1,000 monetary award, to honor his commitment to pursuing private practice optometry.
A native of McKenzie, McBride is the son of Becky and Kenny McBride. He is a graduate of McKenzie High School and the University of Tennessee — Martin.
Optometrists are independent, primary health care providers who specialize in the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases/disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures, as well as the diagnosis of related systemic conditions.
About Southern College of Optometry
Southern College of Optometry was established in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1932. SCO is an independent, not-for-profit institution of higher education with nearly 500 students from 40 states.
The Eye Center at SCO serves nearly 80,000 patients annually, helping make the college one of the top in the nation for clinical optometric education.
SCO’s Community Outreach Program reaches more than 12,000 children through vision screenings provided annually to Shelby County, Tennessee students in public, private and charter schools. For more information on SCO, please visit www.sco.edu.