Salus University

Salus University

In Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, the United States

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Salus University is a private university in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, specializing in degree programs for the health care professions.History The university's founding college, the Pennsylvania College of Optometry , which was founded as the Pennsylvania State College of Optometry in 1919, is one of the oldest optometry colleges in North America. The decision to establish the college was reached at an annual conference of the Pennsylvania Optical Society in 1918. PCO was the first school in the U.S. to confer the legislature-approved Doctor of Optometry degree after its four-year educational program.

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8360 Old York Rd, Elkins Park PA 19027-6262

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#1093 World Rank
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Salus University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Education, and Biology. Salus University’s most academically influential people include Pete Brungardt, Leon Kolankiewicz, and James Beverly.

Pete Brungardt

American politician

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Leon Kolankiewicz

American politician

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James Beverly

American politician

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Heiko Pult


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Rudy Van Gelder
Rudy Van Gelder

American recording engineer

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