Oculofacial Celebration 2016

Alumni News // Events // Featured News // News // Oct 12 2016

2016 marks fifty years of oculofacial service at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, see how the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences honored its rich history with a scientific session and several special events commemorating the occasion.

Mark Lucarelli, MD, FACS welcomed everyone for the day’s discussions and short case presentations, which included:

  • Terri L. Young, MD, MBA presenting: Novel Gene Variant Identification for an Unusual Eyelid, Eyebrow and Conjunctival Inherited Syndrome         
  • Don Kikkawa, MD, FACS – Oculoplastics and Life Lessons from Dortz
  • Alon Kahana, MD, PhD – Nuclear Receptor Ligands and Thyroid Eye Disease: The Trigger-Propagation Hypothesis
  • David Lyon, MD, FACS – An Unknown Eyelid Lesion
  • Jan Kronish, MD, FACS – A Malignant Masquerade: Not Just an Ectropion
  • Michael Hawes, MD, FACS – My 3 Toughest Cases in the Last 3 Years…and A Personal Note
  • Mark Lucarelli, MD, FACS – Treatment of Synkinesis with Botulinum toxin – Results your patients will love
  • Deborah Sherman, MD – Turn that Frown Upside Down with Lower Face Botox Techniques
  • Pimkwan Jaru-Ampornpan, MD – Late Proptosis Following Orbital Fracture Repair 
  • Courtney Kauh, MD – The Mystery of a Patient with Unilateral Optic Neuropathy 
  • John Rose, Jr., MD, MBA – Healthcare Legislative Updates

The evening celebration commemorated the special 50th anniversary of the oculofacial and oculoplastics program at UW-Madison. The event also featured special toasts for honored guest, Dr. Richard Dortzbach, who was also celebrating a milestone 80th birthday.

For more information on oculofacial fellowships and the White Coat Society, please CLICK HERE.