Women In Optometry: Doctor Became A Trailblazer By Doing What She Loved

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At the end of August, Betty Harville, OD, will retire from the Southern College of Optometry (SCO), closing the chapter of her career in academia. Dr. Harville has left memorable impressions on so many students and colleagues over the course of her 36 years serving on the faculty. She is not only the school’s second-longest serving faculty member, but also the longest-serving woman on the faculty and the first African American woman to achieve the full rank of professor at any of the nation’s optometry schools in 2001. “It’s a great honor and very humbling.” Read More