Emmett G. Parham, OD '40, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford, Mississippi. He was 91. A 1940 SCO graduate, Dr. Parham practiced 50 years .
Dr. Parham served on SCO's faculty from 1971 through 1990. SCO Professor Jim Newman, OD '73 , spent several years in private practice with Dr. Parham.
"Practicing with Dr. Parham was like having a residency," Dr. Newman remembered. "He was always willing to show me interesting patients and keep me on...