Program Director

  • Jane T. Shuman, MSM, COT, COE, OCS, CMSS, OSC
  • Jane T. Shuman, MSM, COT, COE, OCS, CMSS, OSC
  • President
  • Eyetechs, Incorporated
  • Boston, Massachusetts

Planning Committee

  • C. Jolynn Cook, RN, COE, CASC
  • C. Jolynn Cook, RN, COE, CASC
  • Administrator
  • Laurel Eye Clinic
  • Laurel Laser & Surgery Center
  • Brookville, Pennsylvania
  • Jean McGeary, RN, BSN, CRNO
  • Jean McGeary, RN, BSN, CRNO
  • Nurse Manager
  • New England Eye Center
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • Instructor
  • Tufts University
  • School of Medicine
  • Boston, Massachusetts

Faculty

  • Sophie J. Bakri, MD
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Denice Barsness, CRA, COMT, ROUB, CDOS
  • CPMC Department of Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Diagnostic Services
  • San Francisco, California
  • Hilary A. Beaver, MD
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • UTMB Galveston
  • Houston, Texas
  • Jeremiah Brown Jr., MS, MD
  • Brown Retina Institute
  • Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor
  • UT Health San Antonio
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • John P. Berdahl, MD
  • Cataract, Refractive, Glaucoma, and Corneal Surgeon
  • Vance Thompson Vision
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Sharon Brown, COT, COE
  • Director of Operations
  • Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Frank A. Bucci Jr., MD
  • Medical Director
  • Bucci Laser Vision Institute
  • Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Steve Charles, MD
  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
  • University of Tennessee, Memphis
  • Founder
  • Charles Retina Institute
  • Germantown, Tennessee
  • Alice T. Epitropoulos, MD, FACS
  • Ophthalmic Surgeons & Consultants of Ohio, Inc.
  • The Eye Center of Columbus
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Marjan Farid, MD
  • Director of Cornea, Refractive and Cataract Surgery
  • Vice Chair of Ophthalmic Faculty
  • Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California
  • Brian A. Francis, MD, MS
  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Rupert and Gertrude Stieger
  • Endowed Chair Glaucoma
  • Doheny Eye Institute
  • Stein Eye Institute
  • David Geffen School of Medicine of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology
  • Medical Director
  • Director of Technology
  • Associate Professor
  • Cataract, Corneal and Refractive Surgery
  • Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California
  • Rosina Gembe, BScN, CPN(C), RN
  • University Health Network (UHN)
  • Toronto Western Hospital
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Arthur W. Giebel, MD
  • Lifestyle Eye Center
  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Walla Walla, Washington
  • Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD
  • Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
  • Byers Eye Institute at Stanford
  • Palo Alto, California
  • Dianna E. Graves, COMT, OSC, BS ED
  • Clinical Services Manager
  • St. Paul Eye Clinic, PA
  • Woodbury, Minnesota
  • Michael S. Ip, MD
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Doheny and Stein Eye Institutes
  • David Geffen School of Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Pasadena, California
  • Paul M. Larson, MBA, MMSC, COMT, COE, CPC, CPMA
  • Senior Consultant
  • Corcoran Consulting Group
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Andrew G. Lee, MD
  • Chairman of Ophthalmology
  • Blanton Eye Institute
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • University of Buffalo, SUNY
  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, Texas
  • Cynthia Matossian, MD FACS
  • Founder Owner and Chief Medical Officer
  • Matossian Eye Associates
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Clinical Instructor Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Pennington, New Jersey
  • William F. Mieler, MD
  • Cless Family Professor and Vice-Chairman
  • Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Randall J. Olson, MD
  • CEO
  • The John Moran Eye Center
  • Professor and Chair
  • Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • University of Utah of Medicine
  • Lake City, Utah
  • Craig N. Piso, PhD
  • President
  • Piso and Associates, LLC
  • Larksville, Pennsylvania
  • Jeffrey J. Rutgard, MD, MS
  • International Humanitarian Ophthalmologist
  • Vice President & Missions Director
  • Hawaiian Eye Foundation
  • La Jolla, California
  • Jonathan H. Salvin, MD
  • Division of Ophthalmology
  • Nemours/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Wilmington, Delaware
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
  • Sydney Kimmel College of Medicine
  • Wills Eye Hospital
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • John R. Samples, MD
  • Clinical Professor
  • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Washington State University
  • Spokane, Washington
  • Director
  • Western Glaucoma Foundation
  • Olympia, Washington
  • Janet B. Serle, MD
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Director
  • Glaucoma Fellowship
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • New York, New York
  • Allison W. Shuren, MSN, JD
  • Partner
  • Arnold & Porter
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • April Steinert, COT
  • Weston, Massachusetts
  • Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Chair for Academic Affairs
  • Division Head, Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Aurora, Colorado
  • Nadia K. Waheed, MD, MPH
  • New England Eye Center
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • Tufts University
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Rhonda G. Waldron, MMSc, COMT, CRA, ROUB, CDOS
  • Diagnostic Echographer
  • Senior Associates in Ophthalmology
  • Emory Eye Center
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD
  • Paul Austin Chandler Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Vice-Chair for Clinical Research in Ophthalmology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director
  • Ocular Genetics Testing Laboratory
  • Ocular Genomics Institute
  • Eye and Ear
  • Association Member
  • Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Helen K. Wu, MD
  • Director of Refractive Surgery
  • New England Eye Center
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Elizabeth Yeu, MD
  • Partner
  • Virginia Eye Consultants
  • Cornea, Cataract, Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery
  • Assistant Professor
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Norfolk, Virginia

BIG ISLAND UPDATE
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened on Sept. 22!
The Hilton Waikoloa Village and Kona Airport are more than 100 miles away from the activity that occurred this past May. They have not been impacted nor do we expect them to be impacted in the near future. There are currently no volcano, air quality or weather advisories in effect.
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