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Alumna honored for service

Matthew Thurtell, Kathleen Digre, Randy Kardon
Luncheon with Kathleen Digre

The University of Iowa  Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine honored several graduates for their professional achievements and service and for their influence in the world of science and medicine.

Among those recognized was a distinguished alumna from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Kathleen Digre, MD (81MD, 85R-Neuorology, 87F-Neuro-Ophthalmology) was selected to receive this year’s Award for Service in recognition of her career excellence in research, education, and administration. Digre is Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, where she is also Chief of the Division of Headache and Neuro-ophthalmology.  Her many distinctions include serving as president of the American Headache Society.

A complete list of 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients: https://bit.ly/2ZM5tPc 

Kathleen Digre receiving Distinguished Alumni Award
Dr. Kathleen Digre accepts her 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Service from Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.


Kathleen Digre presenting at morning rounds
While in town to receive a Distinguished Alumni for Service Award, Dr. Kathleen Digre took time to present at Ophthalmology Morning Rounds. She also met with faculty, residents, and medical students to further collaborations and share career perspectives.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019