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Culver Boldt, MD , Marion and Frederick Fuerste, M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology, received the 2019 Ernest O. Theilen Clinical Teaching and Service Award during The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine's 2020 Faculty Awards Banquet on March 4, 2020. The Theilen Award is presented to a...
Resident ophthalmologist, Matthew Benage, MD, traveled to the Tenwek Mission Hospital in Bomet, Kenya, where he provided surgical and medical care alongside an American retina specialist and local eye specialists. During the two-week experience, the team had full clinical days treating 150-175...
Retina specialists from the UI Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences were prominent throughout the 43rd Annual Macula Society Meeting in February. Most significant was the awarding of the 2020 Lawrence J. Singerman Medal to D r. Stephen Russell . The award is given to an outstanding...
IDx, a startup company founded by professor of ophthalmology and retina specialist Michael Abramoff, MD, PhD , is featured in a BTN LiveBIG profile showing on the Big Ten Network. The segment involves the emerging role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the early diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy...
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...