2024 Post Graduate Convention

Date & Time

February 23, 2024 | 7:30 AM – 5:15 PM (Hosted President’s Reception to follow)
February 24, 2024 | 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM


World Forestry Center
4033 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221


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Please contact Shelley Shirley for questions about accreditation: staff@oregoneyephysicians.org.

2024 Faculty

Wallace L.M. Alward, MD | GLAUCOMA

University of Iowa Health Care
Professor Emeritus
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.

Nisha Asharaya, MD, MS | UVEITIS

Director of the Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease Service and the Uveitis Fellowship at the F.I. Proctor Foundation
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Nisha Acharya, MD, MS, is the Director of the Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease Service and the Uveitis Fellowship at the F.I. Proctor Foundation. Her clinical expertise is the diagnosis and management of patients with infectious and inflammatory eye diseases. She is experienced with the latest treatments for uveitis, including treatment with new immunomodulatory drugs and biologic therapies. Dr. Acharya’s research focuses on the design and implementation of clinical trials to determine the optimal treatment for these conditions. Current projects include clinical trials comparing treatments for uveitis and uveitic-macular edema, and epidemiological studies on ocular inflammatory diseases.


Doheny Eye Center, UCLA
Stein Eye Institute, UCLA 
Pasadena, California

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.


Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology & Dermatology
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Director, Bascom Palmer Aesthetic Center
Miami, Florida

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.


Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. There is a $25.00 fee for cancellations before February 1, 2024. No refunds after February 1, 2024.