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The Flaum Eye Institute Visiting Professor and Research Series

The Flaum Eye Institute Visiting Professor Series continues in bringing the most accomplished, nationally recognized eye care professionals to the University of Rochester for continuing medical education. Based on your feedback, we will also continue to offer a short lecture from one of Flaum Eye Institute’s expert basic scientists where you can get a glimpse of the groundbreaking research being done in Rochester. All the events are now on Friday afternoons and, until further notice, all sessions offered via the Zoom Meeting streaming media platform.

Agenda for Visiting Professor Sessions -- Now on Friday Afternoons

2:00 p.m. – Introduction
2:05 p.m. – Research Presentation
2:30 p.m. – Resident Case Presentations
3:40 p.m. –  Visiting Professor Lecture
4:30 p.m. – Questions & Answer Session

For information on how to receive credit, call (585) 275-7666. If you have questions about the series, please call Residency Coordinator Wendy Winslow at (585) 273-3954.

August 18, 2023

Jennifer Krech, OD
University of Rochester
Topic: Low vision guidebook

Research Spotlight
Matthew Cavanaugh, PhD
Topic: Early differential effects of V1 stroke on motion and orientation discrimination in humans

September 15, 2023

Arsham Sheybani, MD
Washington University, St. Louis
Topic: Glaucoma

Research Spotlight
Mark Buckley, PhD
University of Rochester
Topic: To be announced

November 17, 2023

Visiting Professor
Christine Coward, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Harm to physicians

December 15, 2023

Visiting Professor
Louis Pasquale, MD

Icahn School of Medicine
Topic: Glaucoma Genetics Update

Research Spotlight
Margaret DeAngelis, PhD
SUNY Buffalo
Topic: Understanding the Genetics of Glaucoma Medication Non-Adherence

January 19, 2024

Visiting Professor
Vikas Khethan, MBBS
University of Rochester
Topic: Retina

Research Spotlight
Juliette McGregor, PhD
University of Rochester
To be announced

February 16, 2024

Raymond Cho, MD
Ohio State University 
Topic: Oculofacial Plastics  "The faces of Ukraine"

Research Spotlight
Jonathan Leckenby
University of Rochester
Topic: "Functional muscle transfer to restore blink in facial palsy patients"

March 15, 2024

Visiting Professor
Edward Margolin, MD
University of Toronto
Topic: Neuro-ophthalmology

Research Spotlight
Maiken Nedergaard, MD
Topic: The ocular glymphatic system

April 19, 2024

Visiting Professor
Richard Hertle, MD
Akron Children's Hospital
Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology

Research Spotlight
Duje Tadin, PhD
University of Rochester
Topic: Vision

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May 17, 2024

Visiting Professor
Mark Brezzano, MD
Retina and Vitreous Surgeons of Central New York
Topic: Fungal endophthalmitis 

Research Spotlight
To be announced

June 14 - 15, 2024

Rochester Ophthalmology Conference
Snell Memorial Lecture
Michael Chiang, MD
National Eye Institute, National Institute's for Health
Dushay Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture
Valerie Biousse, MD
Emory University School of Medicine

Previous Lectures 

Matilda Chan, MD, PhD
Bench and bedside: My adventures after residency

Dale S. Meyer, MD
Topic: Lower Eyelid Malpositions: Evaluation and Treatment with The Bick, Tarsal Strip and Hybrid “Quick Strip” Procedure

Collyn Woeller, PhD
Uncovering the Molecular Mechanisms of Thyroid Eye Disease

Ula Jurkunas, MD
Unraveling Mechanisms of Female Predominance in Fuchs Dystrophy

Rachel Wozniak, MD, PhD
Topic: Identification of novel Staphylococcus aureus virulence factors in keratitis

Wen Fan Hu, MD, PhD
Uveitic cataract surgery

Yousuf Khalifa, MD
Pearls for Cataract Surgery Teaching and Learning

Susana Marcos, PhD
Topic: IOL Design

Luis Mejico, MD
The many faces of ocular motor cranial nerve schwannomas

Krystel Huxlin, PhD
Topic: Vision restoration in hemianopia

Matthew Haynie, MD
Pediatric glaucoma: From a new plumber's perspective

Research Spotlight
Michael Telias, PhD
Topic: Fragile X Syndrome: from clinic to the lab bench and back

John Berdahl, MD
A Tale of Two Pressures: CSF Pressure and Glaucoma
Watch lecture here

Laura Enyedi, MD
Pediatric Eye Disorders with Skin Findings and the Other Way Around & Perilous Pediatric Problems: Diagnoses You Don't Want to Miss
Watch Lecture Here

Judy Kim, MD
Home OCT: Personalized Medicine for the Future
Watch lecture here

Peter Setabutr, MD
The droopy eyelid consult & Complications of oculoplastic surgery
Watch Lecture Here

Carla Siegfried, MD
Ethical Introduction to New Technologies in Ophthalmic Practice: "Pass"-t, Present, and Future
Watch Lecture Here

Maria Woodward, MD MS
Novel strategies to assess corneal ulcers in 2021
Watch Lecture Here