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Faculty, staff, and friends of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences gathered to celebrate the appointment of three new endowed professorships at an Investiture Ceremony held in March. Generous gifts from Jim and Donnita Gross and Robert and Joell Brightfelt allowed the department to...
University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Presentations and Posters at ARVO 2018 Download PDF version Saturday, April 27 8 AM - 4:30 PM. Michael Abramoff, Michael Chiang, Daniel SW Ting, Tien Wong, Rajat Agrawal, Susan Orr, Arthur Shedden . Artificial Intelligence – from...
The Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 issue of Iowa Vision is available here .
On Tuesday, March 5, the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine honored 20 faculty members at the Wall of Scholarship Induction Ceremony. The Wall of Scholarship was established to highlight biomedical research by acknowledging a distinct group of current UI Carver College of Medicine...
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences added a new ophthalmologist to our Retina and Vitreous, and Ocular Oncology Services. Assistant professor Elaine Binkley, MD , specializes in the treatment of retinal diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She also has...
The University of Iowa and the UI Institute for Vision Research announced today that Alice and John Butler of Dubuque, Iowa, have given $5 million to accelerate progress toward treatments for blinding eye diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. The gift will establish the Alice L. and...
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 2019! More information about the University of Iowa Ophthalmology Residency...
Dr. Sara Downes joined the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences as a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service. After completion of the Orthoptics training program in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of...