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Upcoming Grand Rounds


Title and Presenter 

July 17, 2024

“Eccles Health Sciences Library Resources & the MORAN CORE Update”
Griffin Jardine, MD & Kathleen Digre, MD
Moran CORE Faculty

Christy Jarvis & Bryan Hull
Eccles Health Science Library


Past Grand Rounds

    June 26, 2024

    “Acanthamoeba Keratitis” 
    Hansen Dang, MSIV, University of Iowa  

    “ARN’t You Glad It's Not More Common? A Review of ARN and Recent Research”
    Amanda Wade, MSIV, OHSU School of Medicine

    “Associations between Socioeconomic Status and Open Globe Injury” 
    Marlow Schulz, MSIV, University of Washington

    “Use of Scleral Allograft Spacers for Cyclodialysis Reinforcement in a Patient with Severe Glaucoma” 
    Mark Parsons, MSIV,  University of Arizona College of Medicine  

    June 5, 2024

    Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Global Outreach

    “Reflections on my Global Ophthalmology Fellowship”
    Aishwarya Sriram, MD
    Global Ophthalmology Fellow

    “Moran Global Ophthalmology Fellowship 2023-2024”
    Sila Bal, MD, MPH 
    Global Ophthalmology Fellow

    May 1, 2024

    Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Glaucoma 

     Moderated By: Norm Zabriskie, MD

    “Glaucoma Division 2024”

    Norm Zabriskie, MD

    “Highs and Lows: The Challenges of Managing Uveitic Glaucoma”

    Cole Swiston, MD, Glaucoma Fellow

    “Ocular Pain in Patients with Glaucoma”

    Timothy Truong, MD, Glaucoma Fellow

    May 15, 2024


    “Ethical Considerations of Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology”
    Nishika Reddy, MD

    May 1, 2024

    “Lost to History? The Utility of Listening and Asking the Right Questions in the Eye Clinic”
    Matt Weed, MD
    Pediatric Ophthalmologist
    Spokane Eye Clinic

    “Health Equity in Eye Care”
    Mildred MG Olivier, MD
    Associate Dean 
    Ponce Health Sciences University, St. Louis Campus
    Professor of Surgery/Ophthalmology

    April 24, 2024

    Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Oculoplastics. Moderated By: Bob Kersten, MD, FACS, FASOPRS

    “Periorbital Rejuvenation”
    Joon Kim, MD

    “Things That go Bump in the Night: A Little Bit of Mystery and a Little Bit of History...”
    Bob Kersten, MD, FACS, FASOPRS

    April 10, 2024

    “Perivascular Retinal Neurons Direct 3D Vascular Lattice Formation”

    Xin Duan, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Department of Ophthalmology
    University of California, San Francisco

    April 3, 2024

    “Nd: YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy: Review of Risks and Complications”

    Jordan Desautels, MD, PGY3  

    “Flipped Classroom Didactics: Three-Year Data of Faculty and Resident Beliefs and Practices”           

    Brandon Kennedy, MD, PGY4               

    “Ophthalmologic Pathology in Traumatic Carotid Cavernous Fistulas”

    Justin Zhang, MD, MSCI, NeuroSX Resident

    March 27, 2024

    Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Cornea. Moderated by: Mark Mifflin, MD

    "Relentless GVHD on the Pediatric Consult Service"

    Katherine Hu, MD

    “Dry Eye & Blepharitis Drop Updates”

    Allie Simpson, MD, Cornea Fellow

    “Advanced Dry Eye Treatment: TearCare”

    Nishika Reddy, MD

    February 28, 2024

    Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Cataract/Comprehensive. Moderated by: William Barlow, MD.

    "Alternate of IOL Fixation Strategies"

    Ike Ahmed, MD

    "When the Lens Won't Stay Put: The CT Lucia Problem"

    Cole Swiston, MD and Timothy Truong, MD, Glaucoma Fellows
    Austin Nakatsuka, MD

    "Phacoemulsification Energy and Endothelial Trauma"

    Jeff Pettey, MD

    February 21, 2024

    "40 Years of Ophthalmic Imaging"

    James Gilman, CRA, FOPS

    February 14, 2024

    Ophthalmology Special Lecture

    Conflict Management

    Zachary Drapkin, MD
    Associate Professor
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine 

    January 31, 2024

    Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Refractive. Moderated By: Amy Lin, MD

    “ICL: An Update on Indications and Sizing”

    Cole Milliken, MD, Cornea Fellow

    “Case Presentation: The Big Squeeze”

    Amy Lin, MD
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

    “LASIK Grab Bag Updates”

    Brian Zaugg, MD

    January 24, 2024

    “Approach to Progressive Necrotizing Sinus Disease”

    George Sanchez, MD, PGY2

    “Fulminant Vision Loss in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension”

    Erica Woertz, MD, PhD, PGY2

    “Ocular Complications of Pediatric Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor”

    Natasha Hongsermeier-Graves, MD, MPH
    Neurosurgery Resident 

    January 17, 2024

    “Uveitic Glaucoma: Management and Challenges Presented”

    Mubarik Mohamed, MD, PGY3  

    “Cognitive Enhancing Supplements and Medications in United States Ophthalmology Resident Physicians”       

    Tyler Etheridge, MD, PGY4 

    “A Cause of Diplopia”

    Benjamin Reinhardt, MD, PGY3
    Child Neurology Resident

    January 10, 2024

    Research Seminar Series

    “Autoimmune Retinopathy: Tackling the Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment”

    Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH
    Charles Edward Whitten Professor of Ophthalmology
    Mass Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School

      December 20, 2023

      “Ophthalmology’s Future Changes to the Match Ophthalmologist Shortages Scaling Eye Care"

      Jeff Pettey, MD, MBA

      “Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Intracranial Tumors”

      Jason Kim, MD, PGY1, Neuro Surgery Resident

      December 13, 2023

      “Unwrapping a Frosted ICL Mystery”

      Sam Wilkinson, MD, PGY2

      “A Curious Case of Vision Loss in a 10-Year-Old Girl”

      Ayesha Patil, MD, PGY2

      “Outcomes of Children Diagnosed Prenatally with Midline Brain Defects”

      McKenna Coletti, MD, Neurology Resident

      December 6, 2023

      "Advanced Cases in Pediatric Ophthalmology"

      Courtney L Kraus, MD

      Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

      Director of Pediatric Anterior Segment Service

      Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

      November 29, 2023

      Sub-Specialty Rounds: Retina

      Moderated by Caroline Craven, MD

      “Geography Atrophy: The Lay of the Land”
      Caroline Craven, MD
      Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

      “Inherited Retinal Dystrophy from the ‘Island of Love’”
      Spencer Fuller, MD, MPH
      Retina Fellow

      November 8, 2023

      Research Seminar Series

      “Trabecular Meshwork, IOP, and Glaucoma”
      Kate E. Keller, PhD
      Professor, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

      November 1, 2023

      Ethics: "Who is Responsible? Legal and Moral Challenges of Accepting Tertiary Care"

      Moderated By: 

      Jay Jacobson, MD, Emeritus Professor, Division of Infectious Disease & Medical Ethics


      Eric Hansen, MD, Ocular Oncologist/Retinal Specialist, Moran Eye Center

      Case 1: “The Difficult Patient - Where Do We Draw the Line?”

      Case 2: "Transfer Center Cases - Accept or Deny?"

      Katherine Hu, MD, Cornea Specialist, Moran Eye Center

      Mubarik Mohamed, MD, PGY3

      Tyler Etheridge, MD, PGY4

      “Opening the Playback, a Legal Framework"

      Jennifer Brennan, JD,
      Associate Director, Risk Management Department

      October 25, 2023

      Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Uveitis

      Moderated By: Marissa Larochelle, MD

      “Overview of Infectious Uveitis”

      Marissa B. Larochelle, MD
      Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

      “Ocular Tuberculosis"

      Akbar Shakoor MD,
      Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

      “A Challenging Case of Bilateral Panuveitis: Infectious vs Inflammatory”

      Irmak Karaca, MD, FEBO, FICO, Uveitis Fellow

      “A Case of Infectious Endophthalmitis - Getting to the Source”

      Marcus Altman MD, Retina Fellow

      October 18, 2023

      “Extending Peripheral Retinal Vascularization in Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) through Regulation of VEGF Signaling”

      Lydia Sauer, MD, PGY4

      “Re-envisioning the Moran Surgical Curriculum”

      Anthony Mai, MD, PGY4

      October 11, 2023

      “Morbidity and Mortality Conference”

      Moderated by Brian Zaugg, MD

      October 4, 2023

      “Engineering Better Glaucoma Surgery”

      Ian Pitha-Rowe, MD
      Harry A. Quigley Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
      Glaucoma Center of Excellence at the Wilmer Eye Institute
      The Center for Nanomedicine at the Wilmer Eye Institute
      Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 

      “Enhancing the Rotational Stability of Toric IOLs”

      Neil Kelkar, MD
      Ophthalmic Pathology and Research Fellow

      “ASCRS Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome (TASS) Task Force Update (2012-2022)”

      Kevin Eid, MD
      Ophthalmic Pathology and Research Fellow

      September 22, 2023

      “Serous Retinal Detachment in a Patient with a Port-Wine Birthmark Associated with Prostaglandin Analog Therapy” 

      Anna Muller, MSIV, FL International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine 

      “The Wholesome Foods Approach to Trabeculectomy Training”

      Tara Gallant, MSIV, California Northstate University College of Medicine

      “Merging PRK and Collagen Crosslinking”

      Gregory Rognon, MSIV, Chicago Medical School  

      “The Effect and Implications of Diabetes on Fully Dilated Pupil Size Before and After Cataract Surgery”

      Wyatt Corbin, MSIV, Loyola School of Medicine 

      “Technology-Guided Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Intervention Reverses Vision Loss: A 24 Month Pilot Study”

      Bryana Banashefski, MSIV, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

      September 20, 2023

      Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Neuro-Ophthalmology 

      Moderated by Bradley Katz, MD, PhD
      “Neuro-Ophthalmology Goes to the Bar: Misdiagnosis of a Pituitary Tumor”

      Bradley Katz, MD, PhD
      “Bilateral Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia: Case Presentation And Diagnostic Approach ”
      Reilly Philliben, MD, Pediatric Neurology Resident
      “Update on Treatment of IIH”
      Kathleen Digre, MD
      “Clinical Trial of an IGF-1 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Active Thyroid Eye Disease”
      Bradley Katz, MD, PhD
      “Use of VWI in the diagnosis of GCA – update of protocol”
      Judith Warner, MD

      September 6, 2023

      Addressing Challenges, Innovative Solutions In Pediatric Ophthalmology: Insights From Aravind Eye Care System” 

      Kalpana Narendran 
      Head of the Department
      Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
      Aravind Eye Hospital Coimbatore

      August 30, 2023

      “Genome Wide Association Study of Neuropathic Ocular Pain” 

      Jaxon J. Huang, MSIV, University of Hawaii, SOM 

      “Inherited Retinal Disease: A Personal Profile”

      Jenna Jensen, MSIV, University of Utah, School of Medicine

      “Eyebanking 101: From Donor to Transplant” 

      Ivan Cardenas, MSIV, University of Utah, School of Medicine

      “Which OCT Measure of the Optic Nerve Head Improves Fastest? Towards Optimizing Early Detection of Resolving Papilledema in Children” 

      Tanmay Majmudar, MSIV, Drexel University College of Medicine

      “Clarity Amid Confusion: Peeling Back The Layers” 

      Alissa Belize, MSIV, SUNY Downstate

      August 16, 2023

      “Visualizing Comfort: Palliative Care in Ophthalmology” 

      Nnana Amakiri, MD, PGY3

      “UGH Syndrome after Hydrus Microstent Placement”

      Ashley Polski, MD, PGY3

      August 9, 2023

      “M&M Updates and Format” 

      Brian Zaugg, MD
      University of Utah

      August 2, 2023

      “Secondary Use of EHR Data: Challenges & Opportunities” 

      Michelle R. Hribar PhD FAMIA
      NIH DATA Scholar
      National Eye Institute
      National Institutes of Health

      Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Medical Informatics
      Oregon Health & Science University

      July 26, 2023

      “The Role of Erythropoietin Receptor Signaling in Choroidal Neovascularization” 

      Aniket Ramshekar, MSIV, University of Utah, School of Medicine

      “Bilateral Giant Cell Arteritis” 

      Michael Jensen, MSIV, University of Utah, School of Medicine

      “Eyes in the Crowd: Early Identification of Retinal Disease with Fundus-Camera-Based, Nurse-Driven Screening Programs in Kumasi, Ghana” 

      Andrew DesLauriers, MSIV, University of University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine

      “Case Report: Bilateral Exudative Retinal Detachment in Pediatric Patient” 

      Olaoluwa Omotowa, MSIV, University of Utah, School of Medicine

      July 12, 2023

      “Bloomberg Library & MORAN CORE 2023 Update” 

      Kathleen Digre, MD, Bloomberg Library Committee Chair
      Griffin Jardin, MD, MORAN CORE Editor in Chief
      Christy Jarvis, Associate Director, Scholarly Communications at EHSL

      June 28, 2023

      “New Innovations in Oculoplastic Surgery” 

      H. Joon Kim, MD
      Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

      “Improving Adherence to Follow-Up Eye Care in Children” 

      Amy Amoah, MSIV
      University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine

      “From Hole-y Terror to Eye-deal Recovery” 

      Cuneyt Ozkardes, MSIV
      Florida State University College of Medicine

      “A Rare Masquerader” 

      Christopher Le, MSIV
      University of Colorado School of Medicine

      “A Geodemographic Analysis of Travel Time to Uveitis Specialists in the United States” 

      Krishna Mallem, MSIV
      Drexel University College of Medicine

      June 7, 2023

      Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Global Outreach 
      Moderated by: Craig Chaya, MD
      Senior Med Director, Moran Global Outreach Division

      “Evolving Global Ophthalmology Efforts”

      Bilal Khan
      CEO, New World Medical

      “Outreach Division Highlights and Updates”

      Lori McCoy
      Director, Moran Global Outreach Division

      May 31, 2023

      Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: 
      Comprehensive & Cataract 
      Moderated by: William Barlow, MD

      “Flanged Scleral Fixation Techniques”  

      Craig Chaya, MD

      “Post Phaco Persistent Corneal Edema”  

      William Barlow, MD

      May 17, 2023

      Robert H. Hales, MD Memorial Endowed Lectureship
      Diversity Day

      “Working Towards Diversity in Ophthalmology” 

      Keith D. Carter, MD
      Chair of the University of Iowa
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

      May 10, 2023

      Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Morbidity and Mortality Conference
      Moderated by: Brian Zaugg, MD

      "Headaches and Vision Loss"

      Roger Harrie, MD

      "A Fantastic POD0"

      Allie Simpson, MD, PGY4

      May 3, 2023

      "Routinely Reproducible Brunescent Phacoemulsification" 

      Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD
      Adjunct Professor, University of Utah
      John A. Moran Eye Center

      April 26, 2023

      Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Pediatric OPH

      Moderated by: Marielle Young, MD

      April 19, 2023

      “Communication Breakdown”

      Brandon Kennedy, MD, PGY3 

      “Physician Wellness: Unlisted Occupational Hazards”             

      Mubarik Mohamed, MD, PGY2

      “Ocular Manifestations of Intracranial Cavernous Malformations”

      Forrest Hamrick, MD, NeuroSX Resident

      April 12, 2023

      “Applications of Deep Learning in Ophthalmology”

      Aaron Lee, MD, MSc 
      Associate Professor
      University of Washington, Seattle

      April 5, 2023

      “Challenging Cases on Call: 12 Beers and a PB&J”

      Cole Swiston, MD, PGY4

      “Not All That is Pigmented...”

      Allie Simpson, MD, PGY4

      “Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein (MOG) Optic Neuritis”

      MaryGlen Vielleux, MD, Pediatric Neurology PGY-3

      March 29, 2023

      “Update on Retina: SYFOVRE (pegcetacoplan): FDA-Approved Treatment for Geographic Atrophy Secondary to AMD” 

      Spencer Fuller, MD, MPH, Retina Fellow

      “Uveal Melanoma Prognostication”

      James Kohler, MD, Retina Fellow

      “More Than Just Floaters”

      Christopher Bair, MD, Retina Fellow

      March 22, 2023

      Moran Sub-Specialty Rounds: Glaucoma
      Moderated by/Service Update: Norm Zabriskie, MD

      “Technology Update”

      Craig Chaya, MD

      “Home IOP Monitoring - Value and Learnings”

      Barbara Wirostko, MD
      Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology & Biomedical Engineering UofU
      Co-founder and Medical Advisor of MyEyes 
      Consultant/Advisor to iCare

      “Glaucoma Case Presentation” 

      Shawn Gulati, MD, Moran Glaucoma Fellow

      “Between a Soft and a Hard Place”

      Paul Chamberlain, MD, MPH Moran Glaucoma Fellow

      March 15, 2023

      “Ethics Grand Rounds”

      Eric Hansen, MD
      Ocular Oncology and Retina Specialist
      Moran Eye Center

      March 8, 2023

      "Vision Impairment and Older Drivers"

      Cynthia Owsley PhD, MSPH
      Nathan E. Miles Endowed Chair of Ophthalmology
      Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
      Heersink School of Medicine
      University of Alabama at Birmingham

      February 22, 2023

      "Endothelial Keratoplasty: Sunrise, Midday, or Sunset"

      Winston D. Chamberlain, MD, PhD
      Petti Professor of Ophthalmology
      Division of Cornea and Refractive Surgery
      Casey Eye Institute
      Oregon Health & Science University

      February 15, 2023

      "The Best Clinical Result at the Lowest Necessary Cost:  Addressing Unwarranted Clinical Variation"

      Brent C. James, M.D., M. Stat., FACPE
      Clinical Excellence Research Center, Dept. of Medicine
      Stanford University School of Medicine

      February 8, 2023

      Mortality conference
      Moderated by: Brian Zaugg, MD

      "Collaboration for Safe and High-Quality Ophthalmic Surgery"

      Patrick Bakke, MD
      University of Utah Associate Professor
      Director of Anesthesia Moran Eye Center

      February 1, 2023

      "Providing Eye Care for Utah's Underinsured and Uninsured"

      Sean Collon, MD, PGY4
      University of Utah 
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

      "A Team Effort: Management of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis"

      Abigail Jebaraj, MD, PGY4
      University of Utah
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

      "Neuro-Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Acute Hydrocephalus"

      David Botros, MD, NeruoSX PGY1
      University of Utah
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

      January 25, 2023

      "Challenges in Post-Refractive Cataract Surgery: A Day in the Life of Dr. Mifflin's OR"

      Katherine Hu, MD
      Cornea Fellow
      University of Utah 
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

      "Update on the Implantable Collamer Lens: A Unique Case and Overview"

      M. Davina Kirschenbaum, MD
      Cornea Fellow
      University of Utah
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

      January 18, 2023

      "Mind Over (and) Matter: The Intersection Between Glaucoma and Meditation"

      Anthony Mai, MD, PGY3
      University of Utah
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

      "The Role of Gender in Ophthalmic Surgery Training"

      Lydia Sauer, MD, PGY3
      University of Utah
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

      January 11, 2023

      "The Future of Big Data in Ophthalmology"

      Joshua D. Stein, MD, MS
      University of Michigan 
      Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

        December 14, 2022

        "Cones and Cone Pathways Remain Functional in Advanced Retinal Degeneration"

        A.P. Sampath, PhD
        Grace and Walter Lantz Professor & Associate Director
        Department of Ophthalmology
        Jules Stein Eye Institute
        UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

        December 7, 2022

        "Cognitive Enhancing Supplements and Medications in United States Resident Physicians"

        Tyler Etheridge, MD, PGY3

        "Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention for Ophthalmologists"

        Jordan Desautels, MD, PGY2

        "Case Presentation: Review of Optic Nerve Meningiomas"

        Allison Liang, MD, PGY1 Neurosurgery

        November 16, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Uveitis
        Moderated by: Albert Vitale, MD

        "Overview and New Development in the Treatment of Uveitic Macular Edema"

        Albert Vitale, MD
        Chief Uveitis Division, Member of Vitreoretinal Divisions 

        "Surgical Management of Intractable Macular Edema"

        Akbar Shakoor, MD

        "Local and Systemic Treatment Options for Uveitic Macular Edema"

        Marissa Larochelle, MD

        "Additional Local Treatment Options for Uveitic Macular Edema"

        Marcus Altman, MD

        November 9, 2022

        "KCNV2 Retinopathy: A Story of Mice and Men"

        Sheila Baker, PhD
        Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
        University of Iowa

        November 2, 2022

        "Ethics in Global Ophthalmology"

        Jay Jacobson
        Emeritus Professor
        Divisions of Infectious Disease and Medical Ethics
        University of Utah School of Medicine

        Nathaniel Gebhard, MD
        Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
        Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
        Visiting Professor & Global Ophthalmology Fellow

        Eric Hansen, MD
        Ocular Oncology and Retina Specialist 
        University of Utah Moran Eye Center

        October 26, 2022

        Moran subspecialty rounds: Neuro-OPH
        Moderated by: Bradley Katz, MD, PhD

        "Progressive bilateral vision loss in a 70 year old female"

        Bradley Katz, MD, PhD

        "What happened to that nerve?! Glaucoma vs. other optic neuropathies"

        Sravanthi Vegunta, MD

        "Upcoming INVEX IIH Clinical Trial" 

        Meagan Seay, DO

        "Resident Research Day Success: A Case of Pyramidal RPE Deposits"

        Carolyne Riehle, DO, Neuro-OPH Fellow

        October 19, 2022

        “Representation in Ophthalmology”

        Nnana Amakiri, MD, PGY2

        “Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls: Minimally Invasive Management of Bleeding Iris Vascular Tuft”

        Ashley Polski, MD, PGY2

        October 12, 2022

        Morbidity and Mortality Series
        Moderated by: Brian Zaugg, MD

        “Aborted Catalys Treatment Left Eye”

        Bradley Katz, MD, PhD

        “Interprofessional Teamwork Skills”

        Jeff Pettey, MD

        October 5, 2022

        “Trends in Temporal Artery Ultrasound and Biopsy at a Tertiary Care Center”

        Brian Simon, MD
        Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (M.D. 2022)
        Research Fellow, Ning Tian Lab, Moran Eye Center

        “Should I Be Worried? Postoperative Discoloration of a Multifocal Hydrophobic Acrylic Lens”

        Nour Bundogji, MD
        University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix (M.D. 2022)
        Ophthalmic Pathology/Research Fellow, Moran Eye Center

        “Adjustment Pains: Explantation of a Light-Adjustable Lens”

        Vivian Hawn, BS
        Albert Einstein College of Medicine (M.D, 2023)
        Ophthalmic Pathology/Research Fellow, Moran Eye Center

        September 28, 2022

        7600 Medical Student

        “A Curious Case Chemosis”

        Janine Yang, MSIV, Drexel University College of Medicine

        “Art Through the Lens of Ophthalmology”

        Courtney Goodman, MSIV, University of Miami  Miller School of Medicine

        “Quantity and Duration of Exposure of General Anesthesia for Pediatric Patients with Retinoblastoma”

        Kerri McInnis-Smith, MSIV, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

        “Retina Case Presentation”

        Marshall Henrie, MSIV

        September 21, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Ocuplastics
        Moderated by: Doug Marx, MD

        “New Horizons in Oculoplastic Surgery: Corneal Neurotization and Beyond”

        Ilya Leyngold, MD, and Medical Director
        Leyngold Institute For Plastic Surgery

        September 14, 2022

        “Communication Through Coherence”

        Prof. Dr. Pascal Fries
        Ernst Strungmann Institute (ESI) gGmbH for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Plank Society
        Frankfurt, Germany

        Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior
        Radboud University, The Netherlands

        August 24, 2022

        "A Literature Review of Effective Ophthalmic Betadine Concentrations"

        Maxwell Mayeda, MSIV
        University of Colorado School of Medicine 

        “Out of Sequence: Detecting the Unexpected”

        Beau Sylvester, MSIV

         “Lower Lid Reconstruction and Repair”

        Erin NaPier, MSIV, University of Hawaii

        “Corneal Decompensation Secondary to Verisyse Lens Implantation”

        Caroline Brereton, MSIV, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

        “Identifying Risk Patterns of Self-reported Retinopathy in People with Diabetes in Aceh, Indonesia”

        Sabrina Rhode, Medical Student, Hannover Medical School, Germany
        Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg

        August 3, 2022

        "How the Mature Retina Can Be Resilient To Partial Photoreceptor Loss"

        Felice A. Dunn, PhD
        Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
        University of California, San Francisco 

        July 27, 2022

        2700 Medical Students

        "UGH! A Complex Patient Presentation"

        Madison Perchik, MSIV, U of U School of Medicine

        "Corneal Hydrops: A Case Review"

        Parker Cox, MSIV, U of U School of Medicine

        "Acute Retinal Necrosis"

        Matthew Conley, MSIV, U of U School of Medicine

        July 13, 2022

        Moderated by: Kathleen Digre, MD
        Distinguished Professor Neurology, Professor of Ophthalmology
        Bloomberg Library Committee Chair

        "Bloomberg Library & Moran CORE 2022 Update" 

        Presented by the Bloomberg Library committee and Moran CORE editor in chief, Griffin Jardine, MD

        June 29, 2022

        7600 Medical Students

        “COVID associated Vasculpathy”

        Ruby Garcia, MSII
        University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine 

        “The Onset and Progression of Persistent Hypertransmission Defects in Intermediate AMD”

        Jeremy Lin, MSIV
        University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine

        "Visual Outcomes of Macula-Involving Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in Patients with and Without Age-Related Macular Degeneration"

        Mark Johnson, MSIV
        UAB, School of Medicine 

        "The Post-Operative Cataract Evaluation Masking Corneal Intraepithalial Neoplasm" 

        Nathan Jensen, MSIV
        University of Utah, School of Medicine 

        "Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome" 

        Chase Paulson, MSIV
        University of Utah, School of Medicine 

        June 8, 2022

        Moderated Subspecialty Rounds: Global Outreach
        Moderated by: Craig Chaya, MD

        “Simplified Solutions to Adult Strabismus Challenges”

        Nathaniel Gebhard, MD
        Global Outreach Fellow

        “Prevalence of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Colombia”

        Maria Parra, MD
        Retina & Vitreous Specialist
        International Observership in Pediatric Retina

        June 1, 2022

        "Reviving Sight in Reginal Degeneration by Blocking Functional Remodeling" 

        Richard H Kramer, PhD, Professor
        Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
        University of California, Berkley

        May 25, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Neuro-Ophthalmology 
        Moderated by: Kathleen Digre, MD

        "Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Optic Disc Abnormalities"

        Professor Dan Milea, MD, PhD
        Head, Visual Neuroscience Group
        Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI)
        Senior Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology 
        Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
        Affiliate Professor, Copenhagen University, Denmark
        Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

        "Photophobia Curriculum"

        Eric Caskey, MD, Neuro-OPH Fellow

        May 11, 2022

        Morbidity & Mortality Conference 
        Moderated by: Brian Zaugg, MD

        “Capacity for Procedural Consent in Dementia”

        Eileen Hwang, MD, PhD

        "Breakdown in Communication"

        Alison Crum, MD

        “Giant Cell Arteritis: A True Ophthalmologic Emergency and the Need for Diagnostic Biopsy”

        Eric Caskey, MD, Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellow

        April 27, 2022

        “Simplified Solutions to Adult Strabismus Challenges”

        David Dries, MD

        “I Thought the World was Flat”

        Griffin Jardine, MD

        “Moran-Bugando Partnership March 2023 Update”

        Theresa Long, MD &
        Ariana Levin, MD, PGY4

        “Navajo Nation Pediatric Update”

        Ryan Wallace, MD Research Fellow

        April 20, 2022

        “Mentoring and Sponsoring- Social Identity and Building an Inclusive Environment”

        Terri L. Young, MD, MBA, FARVO, FAOS
        Chair, University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
        Peter A. Duehr Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology
        Professor of Pediatrics,  Professor of Medical Genetics

        “Voices of New Americans”

        Abdulkhaliq Barbaar, MSW, MBA
        Former Director of Global Outreach Division, Moran Eye Center

        April 13, 2022

        “Prevention and Treatment of Postoperative Inflammation and Fibrosis”

        Iris Kassem MD, PhD
        Associate Professor Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
        Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute
        Milwaukee, WI


        April 6, 2022

        "Andragogy at the Patient Bedside: Adult Learning Theory & Improving the Resident Consult Experience"

        Theresa Long, MD
        Anterior Segment & Cataract/Academic Fellow

        March 30, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Uveitis moderated by: Albert Vitale, MD

        “Overview of Current and New Treatments for Uveitis”

        Albert T. Vitale, MD

        “Still Active: What Now?”

        Marissa Larochelle, MD &
        Rachel Patel, MD, Uveitis Fellow

        “Review of Biologic Therapies for Uveitis in Autoimmune Diseases”

        Gopi Penmetsa, MD, Rheumatology

        March 22, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Patient Support Services
        Moderated by: Lisa Ord, PhD

        "Compensatory Retinal Adjustments for Visual Processing with Foveal Scotomas"

        Donald C Fletcher, MD
        Senior Scientist, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco
        Clinical Associate Professor, University of Kansas
        Dept of Ophthalmology, Kansas City
        Medical Director, Envision, Wichita

        March 16, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Ethics

        “What Is a Picture Worth: Potential & Pitfalls in Tele-Ophthalmology”

        Eric Hansen, MD
        Ocular Oncology and Retina Specialist

        March 30, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Retina
        Moderated by: Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD

        “Introduction and Overview – Optimizing Outcomes for Patients”

        Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD

        “Continuous Delivery by Intraocular Anti-VEGF Reservoir"

        Joe Simonett, MD

        “Bispecific Antibody Therapy”

        Hong-Gam Le, MD

        "One-Time Treatment by Gene Therapy?"

        Chris Bair, MD


        February 16, 2022

        “Overview of Steroid-induced Glaucoma”

        Ariana Levin, MD, PGY4

        “Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries”

        Marshall Huang, MD, PGY4

        February 9, 2022

        Morbidity & Mortality Conference
        Moderated By: Brian Zaugg, MD

        “The Illusion of Communication”

        Tyler Etheridge, MD, PGY3

        "Disclosure: Do’s and Don’ts”

        Emily Johnson, MSN, RN, Risk Management Coordinator


        February 2, 2022

        “Use of Intracameral Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Uveitic Cataract Surgery”

        Tyler Etheridge, MD, PGY2

        “The Benefit of Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (FLIO) in Understanding Macular Telangiectasia Type 2 (Mactel)”

        Lydia Sauer, MD, PGY2


        February 2, 2022

        Moran Subspecialty Rounds: Cornea
        Moderated by: Mark Mifflin, MD

        “Update on Corneal Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation”

        Mark Mifflin, MD

        “Cornea and Refractive Updates”

        Brian Zaugg, MD

        "DMEK Complications"

        Coliln Ip, MD, Cornea Fellow

        January 12, 2022

        “The Molecular Basis of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome:
        Bridging the Cell Biology of Cilia to Photoreceptor Degeneration”

        Maxence Nachury, PhD
        Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
        University of California, San Francisco

        January 5, 2022

        "The Interactive Ophthalmology Curriculum: A New Resource"

        Steven B. Flynn, MD, PhD
        Service Chief, Ophthalmology
        Ochsner-LSU Shreveport Monroe Medical Center

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        John A. Moran Eye Center
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        Salt Lake City, UT 84132

        Phone: 801-585-3719
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