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February 23, 2024 | 7:30 AM – 5:15 PM (Hosted President’s Reception to follow)
February 24, 2024 | 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM
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Portland, OR 97221
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Wallace L.M. Alward, MD | GLAUCOMA
University of Iowa Health Care
Iowa City, Iowa
Wallace L.M. Alward, M.D. is Professor Emeritus at the University of Iowa, where he the Director of the Glaucoma Service from 1987 to 2020. Dr. Alward has coauthored more than 150 peer-reviewed papers that have been cited over 12,000 times. The primary focus of his research has been the molecular genetics of glaucoma. He and his colleagues first described several glaucoma genes including myocilin, PITX2, FOXC1, and TBK1. He has authored two textbooks (Color Atlas of Gonioscopy and The Requisites: Glaucoma) and one iBook (The Iowa Glaucoma Curriculum). He maintains two websites: one to teach gonioscopy (www.gonioscopy.org) and an introduction to glaucoma for residents (http://curriculum.iowaglaucoma.org). Dr. Alward served as a Director of the American Board of Ophthalmology from 2006 to 2013 and was Chair in 2012. In 2016 he received the inaugural Educator Award from the American Glaucoma Society. He has given 25 named lectures including the Hans Goldmann Lecture of the Glaucoma Research Society. In 2022 he was the Guest of Honor of the American Glaucoma Society.
John A. Gonzeles | UVEITIS
Associate Professor, Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Dr. Gonzales’s interest involves the diagnosis and management of infectious and non-infectious inflammatory conditions of the eyes (uveitis). Many ocular inflammatory diseases are part of a systemic disorder and require a complete review of one’s health, personalized treatment, and close monitoring. Working as a team with a patient’s rheumatologist, internist, pediatrician, or other sub-specialists ensure that his patients receive optimum care.
- National Eye Institute, Howard Hughes Medical Institute-National Institutes of Health Research Scholar, Bethesda, MD
- University of Southern California, Internship
- University of Texas Medical Branch, Residency (Chief Resident)
- Francis I. Proctor Foundation, Uveitis Fellowship
Peter Quiros, MD | NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
Doheny Eye Center, UCLA
Stein Eye Institute, UCLA
Peter Quiros, MD is among a handful of full-time neuro-ophthalmologists in the whole of Los Angeles. His speciality is treating vision problems related to nervous system disorders like multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, stroke, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and headache. He also specializes in the surgical treatment of tumors of the bony orbit, thyroid-related vision conditions, and solving the problem of double vision in adults.
Dr. Quiros is the Director of Clinical Research Studies for a national group called NORDIC, the Neuro-Ophthalmology Researcher and Disease Investigators Consortium. The doctors investigate neuro-ophthalmic treatments, looking for ways to improve results for patients.
Wendy Lee, MD, MS | OCULOPLASTICS
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology & Dermatology
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Director, Bascom Palmer Aesthetic Center
Wendy W. Lee, MD, MS, is Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Dermatology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She serves as director of the Bascom Palmer Aesthetic Center and co-director of the university’s Cosmetic Medicine Group, a multidisciplinary group comprised of the ophthalmology, dermatology, ENT, and plastic surgery departments.
Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and a Master of Science degree in physiology from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She completed both her residency and internship at Tulane, and a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Dr. Lee conducts research at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute with special interests in eyelid reconstruction, the aging eyelid skin, and aesthetic lasers. She also lectures around the world on oculoplastic disorders and aesthetic treatments related to the eye. She’s been published extensively, both in peer-reviewed journals and in teaching text books. She also serves as chief medical editor for FacialAestheticsCE and as a section editor for Ocular Surgery News.
Linda Harrison | RISK MANAGEMENT
Linda Harrison, PhD
Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC)
Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. There is a $25.00 fee for cancellations before February 9, 2024. No refunds after February 9, 2024.