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UT HAMILTON EYE INSTITUTE TO HOST DISTINGUISHED VISITING PROFESSOR
Memphis, Tennessee (April 10, 2006) –The University Club will be the site of the Fifth Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity and Innovation in Ophthalmology hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Hamilton Eye Institute.
J. Olson, MD, the John A. Moran Presidential Endowed Chair and chairman of the
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the
Olson was selected because of his outstanding contributions as an
internationally renowned scholar, lecturer and surgeon. He specializes in corneal and external eye
disease and anterior segment disorders.
The author of more than 200 professional
publications and a worldwide lecturer, Dr. Olson focuses his research on
dealing with intraocular lens complications, teleophthalmology and corneal
transplantation techniques. In a peer
survey conducted by “Ophthalmology Times” magazine, he was selected as one of
the fifteen top experts in the field of cataract surgery in the
Presenting the 2006 Ridley Lecture, Dr. Olson will address, “How Can We Make People See Like Mother Nature Intended?”
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