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DOVS Mentee Presents at Medical Student Research Forum
Dec 01 2020
Claire Vanden Heuvel, a second-year medical student and mentee in the Julie Mares Laboratory, presented a poster at the 19th Annual Medical Student Research Forum on November 23. Her project, the culmination of work during…
David Gamm, MD, PhD, To Present on Inherited Retinal Degenerative Diseases
Nov 25 2020
The McPherson Eye Research Institute and the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired are teaming up to bring you an engaging program on retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and other inherited retinal degenerative diseases, live-streamed…
Though the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting has moved to a new format due to the pandemic, our University of Wisconsin - Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences' colleagues will be busy presenting, attending and teaching courses.
Gary Sterken, MD, UW Health Ophthalmologist, Retires From Mile Bluff Medical Center
Nov 09 2020
Gary Sterken, MD, assistant professor and comprehensive ophthalmologist with the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) and UW Health retired on October 10, 2020, after providing comprehensive eye care and cataract…
Meet Alicia Wolf, Social Worker with UW Health Patient Resources
Nov 03 2020
Patient Services in Action: Alicia Wolf As the social worker for ophthalmology services, Alicia Wolf has been assisting our providers in connecting their patients to resources to cope with low vision, as…
2020 World Sight Day Clinic Serves Community Members In Need
Oct 12 2020
The 2020 Annual World Sight Day Right to Sight Clinic was held on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at UW Health University Station Eye Clinic. Over 60 community members were provided with eye care services, and…
Gary Sterken, MD, Retires After 30 Years of Eye Care
Oct 10 2020
Gary Sterken, MD, assistant professor and comprehensive ophthalmologist, retired October 10, 2020 from the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) and UW Health after providing eye care in Madison and the surrounding area for thirty years.
Kinds words and good news is always welcome, but it seems to be especially poignant in the time of a pandemic. UW Health recently received several patient letters thanking our doctors and clinical staff for…
Meet Our New Comprehensive Ophthalmologist – Travis Rumery, DO
Oct 01 2020
Travis Rumery, DO, joined the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences comprehensive ophthalmology service team on October 1. Dr. Rumery specializes in cataract surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Rumery earned his osteopathic medical degree at…