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Although he was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Dr. James “Jim” Hersey was shaped by his upbringing in Independence, Iowa. And even though he moved to Colorado shortly after finishing his ophthalmology residency, Iowa still held a special place in his heart. Before his death in 2019, Dr. Hersey and...
Meet Monroe. She was screened by Iowa KidSight this past year. Through this screening, Monroe and her parents found out that she needed glasses. Below is a conversation with Monroe and her parents after she had gotten her new glasses. Q&A with Monroe: Q. Tell us about your glasses: A. “I really...
Faculty Patient’s Choice Awards | Top 10% Providers Elaine Binkley H. Culver Boldt Sara Downes Ian Han Pavlina Kemp Andrew Pouw Erin Shriver Edwin Stone Dr. Michael Abramoff was honored on the UI Carver College of Medicine Wall of Scholarship for his paper, Retinal Imaging and Image Analysis, being...
In 2023, Iowa Lions Eye Bank recovered corneas from 1,015 donors in Iowa, 63 percent of whom were registered. The average donor age was 64 and 60 percent of donors were male. The eldest donor was 98-years-old and the youngest donor was 10 years old. There were 732 people who received transplanted...
Congratulations to Aaron D. Dotson, MD on being named the 2024 recipient of the Robert A. Copeland Jr. Advocacy Education Award, a joint effort of the Academy’s OPHTHPAC Committee and National Medical Association - Ophthalmology Section. Dr. Dotson will attend the 2024 American Academy of...
Kanwal Singh Matharu, MD joined the department in 2023 as an Assistant Professor and member of the Cornea Service. After finishing medical school at McGovern Medical School in Houston, Dr. Matharu stayed in Houston for his residency at Baylor’s Cullen Eye Insitute. After residency, Dr. Matharu...
Beau Fenner, MD, PhD grew up enjoying the beautiful waters off the southwestern coast of Australia – yet his pursuit of the best education led him to some of the top institutions around the world, including in Ireland and Singapore. During ophthalmology and medical retina fellowship at the National...
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 200 Hawkins Drive, 11136 PFP Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1091 319-356-2864 Tel 319-356-0363 Fax www.medicine.uiowa.edu/eye May 21, 2024 With the current academic year coming to a close, I would like to take an opportunity to provide you with a brief update...
Where to Find University of Iowa Colleagues | May 5-9, 2024 | Seattle, WA Click to download Official Meeting Website Online Meeting Planner Click image to view schedule
Chief Resident, Sean M. Rodriguez, MD , was selected as a 2024-2025 Heed Fellow by the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation and Society of Heed Fellows. This award is given to candidates in fellowship training pursuing academic careers to "encourage and support education and research in ophthalmology and the...