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The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is pleased to again be ranked among the nation's best according to U.S. News & World Report . The 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings recognized the department at #6, which is the highest-ranking of an eye program in the Midwest. "I am proud of...
Dr. Erin Shriver was awarded the 2020 Orkan G. Stasior Leadership Award during the ASOPRS 2020 Virtual Spring Scientific Symposium . This award is given annually to an individual who has demonstrated distinguished service in the field of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery through...
Congratulations to our 2020 Resident and Fellow Graduates! We are proud of their accomplishments and wish them continued success in their careers. RESIDENCY CLASS OF 2020 Left to right: Anthony Chung, MD Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH Ben Janson, MD Eye Physicians & Surgeons Iowa...
Every year, more than 850,000 Americans are diagnosed with some form of cancer, and two-thirds of these patients are treated with radiation therapy. University of Iowa researchers say that while cancer tissue targeting techniques have improved, radiation can still injure healthy tissue surrounding...
The format for the department’s annual Resident and Fellow Research Day was a bit different this year but the event continued to deliver excellent research presentations. COVID-19 restrictions within University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics led the department to alter the event from an in-person...
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics collaborates with Kirkwood Community College on new ophthalmic assistant course The need for medical services and eye care continues to grow in Iowa as the state’s population ages. At the same time, a tight healthcare labor market is making it difficult to...
May 12, 2020, marked the 20th anniversary of our Iowa KidSight program! 37,265 vision screening sessions were conducted throughout Iowa 607,442 children were provided a free vision screening 35,823 (5.9%) of those children required referral to an eye doctor Positive Predictive Value = 85.02% Iowa...
Each year, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, honors six faculty and six staff at the University of Iowa for their extraordinary contributions and sustained record of excellence. Congratulations to Wanda Pfeifer, COMT, OC(C), CO, on being selected for the 2019-2020 Board of Regents Staff...