Iowa’s imaging team shines at ophthalmology meeting

Several members of the Diagnostic Imaging group showcased their photography expertise at the Ophthalmic Photography Society’s (OPS) Annual Scientific Exhibit imaging competition. The competition was held during the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Staff photographers at UI Hospitals & Clinics provide a full range of digital imaging services to support the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions. Images are also used in teaching and research.

Award winners at this year’s competition include:

Nicole Radunzel

  • 2nd Place: Fundus Photography-Wide Angle
  • Honorable Mention: Color Fundus Photography – Wide Angle

Meghan Menzel, CRA

  • 1st Place: Fundus Photography-Wide Angle
  • 2nd Place: Ultra- Widefield Imaging​
  • 2nd Place: Color Fundus Photography 30-40 degrees

Brice Critser, CRA, OCT-C

  • 1st Place: Monochromatic Stereo Imaging
  • Honorable Mention: OCT- Angiography

Jody Troyer, CRA

  • 1st Place: OCT​
  • 1st Place: Stereo Fundus Photography 45+ degrees​
  • 2nd Place: OCT- Angiography​
  • 3rd Place: Composite
  • Honorable Mention: Color Fundus Photography 30-40 degrees

Toni Venckus, CRA

  • 1st Place: Composite​
  • 2nd Place: Fluorescein Angiography

Jody Troyer, CRA, was also recognized by having her First Place winning photograph from the 2018 OPS competition featured, along with other past award winners, in the AAO Meeting magazine EyeNet News. The publication was distributed to the 2019 AAO Meeting attendees and her photograph was used in a special section celebrating the 50th anniversary of the OPS.

Friday, October 18, 2019