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DOVS welcomes new residents and fellows as they begin their ophthalmology training at UW-Madison. Residents, Fellows, Postdoctoral & Graduate Students

Residents, Fellows, Postdoctoral & Graduate Students

Dec 27 2019

Meet our new students!

McDowell Lab researchers New Faculty and Staff

New Faculty and Staff

Dec 26 2019

Learn about our new faculty and staff members. We welcomed Laura J. Kopplin, MD, PHD; Kevin D. Kurt, OD; Colleen M. McDowell, PhD; Alexander R. Miranda, MD; Donna M. Neumann, PhD; Kelsey L. Rickels, OD; and Suzanne W. Van Landingham, MD this year.

A Vision – For Better Eye Care

A Vision – For Better Eye Care

Dec 26 2019

In August of 2018, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) launched a teleophthalmology program in an effort to make diabetic eye examinations highly accessible to rural Wisconsin communities.

Visiting Professors

Visiting Professors

Dec 23 2019

Monica Vetter, PhD, Chair of The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy | University of Utah Keynote Speaker, Kambara Vision Science Symposium: “Microglia: Dynamic Remodelers of the Developing Retina” April 12, 2019

Stem Cells Saving Sight

Stem Cells Saving Sight

Dec 23 2019

Two decades after University of Wisconsin-Madison biologist James Thomson’s unprecedented achievement in lab-grown human embryonic cells, pediatric ophthalmologist David Gamm, MD, PhD, is fighting blindness through generating ‘spare parts’ of human eyes, on the foundation of Thomson’s leading stem-cell work.

Amazing Alumni

Amazing Alumni

Dec 23 2019

Dr. Andy Harris Honored as 2019 AAO Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient. Alumni Association Updates.

Forward Focused

Forward Focused

Dec 23 2019

Two years after the launch of the innovative ForWard Curriculum at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences continues to advance medical student opportunities in vision research with the introduction of a robust research elective.

New Year, New Residents

New Year, New Residents

Dec 23 2019

The 2019–2020 academic year marks the first time that the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), in partnership with the Department of Internal Medicine, welcomed two new first-year (PGY1) residents, Drs. Katherine Dalzotto and Chintan Pathak.