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International Ophthalmology Advances

International Ophthalmology Advances

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.

Training Today for Tomorrow’s Discovery

Training Today for Tomorrow’s Discovery

Beginning in January 2019, three students—one postdoctoral and two pre-doctoral—engaged in the first integrated training program of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) that is dedicated to the visual sciences.

Residents, Fellows, Postdoctoral & Graduate Students

Residents, Fellows, Postdoctoral & Graduate Students

Meet our new students!

New Faculty and Staff

New Faculty and Staff

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.

Visiting Professors

Visiting Professors

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

Forward Focused

Forward Focused

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

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.