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Virtual Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This year’s virtual event, co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired (WCBVI) and University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), will feature research updates, panel discussions, resources and vendors. Details are forthcoming for this wonderful virtual event that is free and open to the public, please register below to be sent the live event information.

PROGRAM OUTLINE:

4:00-4:15 PM – Welcome + AMD 101

Denise Jess, executive director, WCBVI
Barbara Blodi, MD, Matthew D. Davis Professor and medical director of the Wisconsin Reading Center

4:15-5:00 – Panel Discussion + Questions: Low Vision Resources and You

Moderator:
Jim Denham, access technology specialist, WCBVI

Panelists:
Jean Kalscheur, vision rehabilitation teacher, WCBVI
Brent Perzentka, certified low vision therapist, WCBVI
Amy Wurf, certified low vision therapist, education and vision services director, WCBVI

5:00-5:05 – Break

5:05-5:50 – Panel Discussion + Questions: AMD Research and Treatment Updates

Moderator:
Mihai Mititleu, MD, associate professor, medical director of the Clinical Eye Research Unit, DOVS

Panelists:
Jonathan Chang, MD, assistant professor, DOVS
Roomasa Channa, MD, assistant professor, DOVS
David Gamm, MD, PhD, professor, DOVS; director of the McPherson Eye Research Institute
Kathleen Schildroth, MD, assistant professor, DOVS
Kimberly Stepien, MD, professor, co-vice chair of clinical affairs, director of the inherited retinal degenerations clinic, co-director of the ocular genetics program, DOVS

5:50-6:00 – Sponsor Messages and Vendor Open House

 


2021 AMD Symposium Registration

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Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Marketing at DOVS
Email:
arendas@wisc.edu