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The University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to announce our next class of resident ophthalmologists! These individuals – and future Hawkeyes – will be joining us as PGY1 interns in July 2020! Learn more about the University of Iowa Ophthalmology Residency...
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has been granted an Unrestricted Grant by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) to support eye research conducted by the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. The grant award in the amount of $115,000 per year is based on a thorough review...
The University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences was pleased to host the first Electrophysiology of Vision Conference earlier this fall. Learners from several academic medical centers across the country attended the two-day skills transfer course which offered instruction on...
Primary eye care providers, Drs. Vera Howe and Marcus Noyes were awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry during the Academy 2019 and 3rd World Congress of Optometry in Orlando, FL. Professionals who become Fellows of the Academy must complete a rigorous candidacy process. Candidates...
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...
Ophthalmology Times released the 2019 Best Programs Survey results and the University of Iowa scored highly in all phases of our academic mission. The UI is considered to be among the best ophthalmic programs in the country for clinical care, education, and vision research according to the...
The Carver College of Medicine Medical Student Research Conference took place on September 18-19, with an awards banquet on Friday, September 20. The department had outstanding representation and came away with multiple awards. Dr. Erin Shriver received a prestigious 'Mentor of the Year' award and...
Where to Find University of Iowa Colleagues Download PDF >>FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Arlene Drack . Ophthalmic Genetics Study Club: Electrophysiology after subretinal gene therapy with Luxturna . Location: Westin St. Francis Alina Dumitrescu . Ophthalmic Genetics Study Club:...