Yao Liu, MD, MS, Awarded Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Grant
News // Tele-Ophthalmology // Yao Liu // Jun 15 2021
Yao Liu, MD, MS, assistant professor, glaucoma specialist and director of the UW Teleophthalmology Program, was awarded a Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant for her project, “Advancing I-SITE in African American Communities.”
Blindness from diabetes affects nearly 10,000 Wisconsin adults. Black Americans are twice as likely to develop blindness as non-Hispanic whites and 50% more likely to develop diabetic eye disease. As few as 30% of Black adults with diabetes obtain yearly eye screening recommended by the American Diabetes Association. Landmark studies by UW-Madison researchers showed nearly all blindness from diabetes is avoidable with early detection and treatment. This project aims to prevent blindness among Black Americans by increasing access to well-validated, telemedicine technology for diabetic eye screening.
Dr. Yao Liu reviews images as part of the UW Teleophthalmology Program.
we will be adapting our implementation program for teleophthalmology (I-SITE) to overcome unique barriers to screening faced by Black/African-American patients with diabetes. -dr. Yao liu
The competitive grant program honors the legacy of Ineva Reilly Baldwin and Ira Baldwin. Ineva taught and served in the university administration as assistant dean of women and associate dean of the College of Letters & Science. Ira was a longtime UW teacher, researcher and administrator, and served as dean of the Graduate School and the College of Agriculture and as vice president for academic affairs. The Baldwin endowment, at the time it was gifted to the university, was one of the largest gifts ever received by UW–Madison.
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