Darby Chiasson, OD '99, was installed as SECO International President during the organization's annual meeting in Atlanta in March. A native of Lafourche Parish in Louisiana, he received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and completed his Doctorate of Optometry at Southern College of Optometry.
Dr. Chiasson completed his institutional externship at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans and a private externship in Metairie. During his educational career, he received the following honors: 1999 Who's Who Among Students in American Univerisities and Colleges, Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, Class of 1977 Endowed Scholarship and the Dean's List at Southern College of Optometry, Beta Sigma Kappa National Honor Society, and Board Trustee Scholar at Louisiana State University.
Dr. Chiasson returned to his hometown to help his friends and neighbors with their vision care needs. He and his wife Nikole reside in Cut Off with their three children Laurel, Jack, and Connor.