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Learner’s Day

June 16, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences partners with the Medical College of Wisconsin annually to share knowledge and further our understandings of visual sciences.

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Terri L. Young, MD, MBA – Peter A. Duehr Professor and Chair
Andrew T. Thliveris, MD, PhD – Residency Program Director
Daniel W. Knoch, MD – Associate Residency Program Director
Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD – Vice Chair of Education

Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Dale K. Heuer, MD – Professor and Chair; Director, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute
David V. Weinberg, MD – Director, Resident Education
Andrea L. Stahulak, MD – Associate Director, Resident Education

  • 7:30 AM Breakfast
  • 8:15 AM Opening Remarks Yasmin Bradfield, MD, Vice Chair of Education
  • Session I Moderator: David Weinberg, MD
  • 8:20 AM Safety, Efficacy and Refractive Outcomes of Small-incision, 4-point Scleral IOL Fixation Carson Bee, MD // Geoffrey Wilkes, MD
  • 8:35 AM The Use of Topical Insulin to Treat Refractory Neurotrophic Corneal Ulcers Angeline Wang, MD // Michael Struck, MD
  • 8:50 AM Use and Efficacy of Suture-less Dehydrated Amniotic Membrane Grafts in Ocular Surface Disorders Roman Krivochenitser, MD // Sarah Nehls, MD
  • 9:05 AM Utilizing Eswabs for Culturing Corneal Ulcers Michael Eddins, MD // Steven Koenig, MD
  • 9:20 AM Subretinal Hyperreflective Material (SHRM) in Treatment-naive Neovascular Age Related Macular Degeneration Paul Selid, MD // Barbara Blodi, MD
  • 9:35 AM Organelle Defects in Models of Macular Degeneration Gulpreet Kaur, MS // Aparna Lakkaraju, PhD
  • 9:50 AM Identifying Risk Factors for Monitoring and Treating ROP Recurrence After Intravitreal Bevacizumab Yasemin Sozeri, MD // Deborah Costakos, MD, MS
  • Session II Poster Session 10:05 – 10:35 AM Poster session will be held in Rooms 1220 and 1222, across the atrium
  • Session III Moderator: Daniel Knoch, MD
  • 10:35 AM Efficacy of Intravitreal Sustained-release 0.7mg Dexamethasone Implant for Diabetic Macular Edema Refractory to Anti-VEGF Therapy Alexander Ringeisen, MD // David Almeida, MD
  • 10:50 AM Hypoxic-Ischemic Insult Disrupts Normal Retinal Vascular Development Ismail Zaitoun, PhD // Nader Sheibani, PhD
  • 11:05 AM Foveal Development in Infants with Retinopathy of Prematurity Treated with Bevacizumab and Laser Photocoagulation Ryan Vogel, MD // Deborah Costakos, MD, MS
  • 11:20 AM Combined Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant and Ahmed Tube Shunt for Uveitic Glaucoma Han Kim, MD // Yao Liu, MD
  • 11:35 AM Carotid Intima-Medial Thickness and Five-Year Change in Intraocular Pressure: the Beaver Dam Offspring Study (BOSS) Jennifer Larson, MD // Karen Cruickshanks, PhD
  • 11:50 AM Lunch
  • Session IV Poster Session 12:20 – 1:00 PM Poster session will be held in Rooms 1220 and 1222, across the atrium
  • Session V Moderator: Iris Kassem, MD, PhD
  • 1:00 PM Retinopathy of Prematurity in 23-24 Week Gestation Age Infants:  A Clinical Review of Nanopremies Seen at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Kelly Laurenti, MD // Iris Kassem, MD, PhD, Deborah Costakos, MD, MS
  • 1:15 PM Early Patient Satisfaction with a New Dry Eye Therapy Brandon Metcalf, MD, MPH // Sarah Nehls, MD, Neal Barney, MD
  • 1:30 PM The Alphabet Soup of Advocacy Roman Krivochenitser, MD
  • 1:45 PM Implementation of the Runge Near Card for Visual Acuity Assessment in the Emergency Department Stephen Eyler, MD // Dennis Han, MD, Gregory Griepentrog, MD
  • 2:00 PM A Novel Technique for Silicone Oil Infusion using the Constellation Vitrectomy Machine Paul Boeke, MD // Michael Altaweel, MD
  • 2:15 PM Closing Remarks Dale Heuer, MD // Terri Young, MD, MBA


June 16, 2017
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
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