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About the Iowa Eye Association

The Iowa Eye Association is an alumni-based organization that supports the education and mission of the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Annual membership dues support educational programming and social events for alumni and Iowa-based ophthalmologists throughout the year.

Iowa Eye Association Leadership

  • F. Hunter Fuerste, MD ('82MD), Fuerste Eye Clinic, Dubuque, IA
  • Richard J. Olson, MD ('96R, '97F), Secretary 
  • Joe Schmidt, MBA, Treasurer
  • Keith Carter, MD (‘88F), Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Iowa Vision Newsletter

Members: What's new with you?

Change your contact information lately? Let us know so we can keep in touch. 

Receive a special award or distinction? We'd like to know about it. iowaeyecare@uiowa.edu

Meetings and events

There are numerous opportunities and ways to enhance your ophthalmic knowledge and reconnect with fellow alumni and colleague

Educational resources

We offer web-based methods of increasing your medical understanding and clinical skill set.

Information for Carver College of Medicine alumni: Find out what is happening with the UI Carver College of Medicine and reconnect with Medical School classmates.

How to support ophthalmology research, education, and patient care.

Contact us - Need to reach us?

  • e-mail: iowaeyecare@uiowa.edu
  • telephone: 319-384-8529
  • mail: Iowa Eye Association, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1091