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Department Leadership Department Leadership

Department Leadership

Jan 02 2020

Department Vice Chairs | Terri L. Young, MD, MBA, FARVO | Peter A. Duehr Professor and Chair | Curtis R. Brandt, PhD, FARVO Vice Chair of Research | Marilyn C. Kay, MD | Kimberly E. Stepien, MD Co-Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs | Andrew T. Thliveris, MD, PhD Vice Chair of Resident Education | Amy L. Walker OD, MBA, FAAO Co-Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

Nuemann Lab researchers analyzing samples Donor Honor Roll

Donor Honor Roll

Jan 02 2020

Many thanks to the generous donors who help advance vision research and support training the next generation of eye surgeons and researchers. This list represents gifts to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

The Clinical Eye Research Unit Team: Nickie Stangel, Angie Adler, Kristine Dietzman, Dr. Mihai Mititelu, Jennie Perry-Raymond, Christopher Smith, and Bonnie Verges. Clinical Eye Research Unit

Clinical Eye Research Unit

Jan 02 2020

UW–Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) has been, and continues to be, at the forefront of translational vision research. The Clinical Eye Research Unit (CERU) is inextricably linked to this success, providing DOVS researchers the administrative infrastructure to perform clinical trials for patients with various eye disorders.

Darla Coullard, ophthalmic assistant, using the eSynchrony board. A New Way to Wait

A New Way to Wait

Dec 31 2019

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has implemented eSynchrony. With this visual communication tool, doctors, staff and technicians in a fast-paced clinic can nonverbally track patients by visually moving them through the steps of the process as they are being treated on a central screen.

Chris Bowen Outreach Clinic India International Ophthalmology Advances

International Ophthalmology Advances

Dec 31 2019

Our Ophthalmology Residency Training Program celebrates its fourth year of a 2-week off-site rotation for senior residents to Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital in New Delhi, India. Since its establishment in 2015, 14 residents have participated in the multi-dimensional experience that involves extracapsular cataract surgical training, tailored clinical exposure to subspecialty clinics in ophthalmology, patient screening in a rural outreach facility, educational conferences and exchanges, and cultural immersion.

We Remember

We Remember

Dec 31 2019

Ronald Klein, MD, MPH was an esteemed faculty member of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences for over four decades. He shared his life and his life’s work with his partner of 54 years—Dr. Barbara Klein, who joined the department as a faculty member with Ron.