Save the Date: 16th Annual Clinical Update
December 8, 2012, the Hamilton Eye Institute will present the 16th Annual Clinical Update for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, where our faculty and honored guests will present the latest discoveries, techniques and scientific data from their areas of ophthalmic subspecialty. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:00 a.m., with lectures from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We are particularly gratified to welcome our illustrious visiting speakers for this year's event:
The Ira Lee Arnold Distinguished Visiting Professor
David J. Wilson, MD
Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Oregon Health and Science University and director of the Casey Eye Institute in Portland
Dr. Wilson also holds the Theile-Petti Chair in Ophthalmology and is director of the Christensen Eye Pathology Laboratory. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in vitreoretinal disease, ocular oncology and ophthalmic pathology. He completed his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine and his ophthalmology residency at Oregon Health and Science University. He pursued additional training in ophthalmic pathology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and in the retina at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. Dr. Wilson has been a faculty member at Casey Eye Institute/Oregon Health and Science University since 1988. He has trained numerous residents and fellows and served as principal investigator and co-principal investigator on numerous NEI funded clinical trials. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed papers and book chapters.
Featured Guest Lecturer
Anastasios Costarides, MD, PhD
Pamela Humphrey Firman Professor of Ophthalmology and director of the glaucoma fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Costarides received his PhD from the Medical College of Georgia and his medical degree from Emory University, where he remained to complete his residency in ophthalmology. He completed his fellowship in glaucoma at the Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Costarides has been on Emory's faculty since 1999, where he has mentored numerous residents, glaucoma fellows and graduate students. He served as a principal investigator and co-principal investigator on multiple clinical studies inclusive of the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study and the Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study. He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. Dr. Costarides is a nationally and internationally recognized glaucoma expert.
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