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The House wants to strip or lessen oversight and regulations for nurse practitioners, optometrists, massage therapists, wigologists and others as a way to cut down on bureaucracy.

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Dr. Linda Johnson of Jackson is the 2018 Indiana University School of Optometry Foley House Distinguished Alumni. The award is the highest honor the school awards to its alumni. Johnson is a 1978 graduate of IUSO, becoming the first African American woman optometrist in Mississippi. She is the Director of Optometry Services at the Jackson-Hinds …

Curtis J. Shaffer, OD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates as an optometrist. He received his preoptometry education at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and his doctor of optometry at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. Shaffer is a member of the Mississippi Air National Guard.