Date Presenter Topic
March 20, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS 7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. EPIC Upgrade Mandatory Lori Taylor IT Training
Jeff Pettey, MD “Future of Ophthalmology Education”
Eric Hansen, MD
Retina Fellow
“Title TBA”

Emily Spoth
Genetic Counselor

“Ocular Genetic Counseling”

March 13, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Case Presentation: Retina

Moderated by ME Hartnett, MD

Chris Komanski, MD, Retina Fellow “A Case of Melanomalytic Glaucoma and Discussion of Uveal Melanoma Genetics”

Charles Calvo, MD, Retina Fellow

“X-linked Retinoschisis”

Eric Hansen, MD, Retina Fellow

“Batten’s Disease: Possibility in the Age of Gene Therapy”
March 6, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
G. W. Hale Professor and Chair, Vanderbilt Eye Institute
Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Medical Group
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vanderbilt School of Medicine

“Regenerative Visual Neuroscience: How it Will Transform Eye Care”
February 27, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Shin Yamane, MD, PhD

Department of Ophthalmology

Yokohama City University Medical Center

Senior Lecturer


“Endovascular surgery for CRAO”
February 20, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

John Flannery, PhD

Vision Science and Neuroscience
University of California, Berkeley
“Virus Mediated Gene Therapies for Retinal Diseases”

Charles Calvo, MD
Retina Fellow

“Is There a Doctor Onboard?”
February 13, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS “Morbidity & Mortality Series”
Moderated by: Brian Zaugg, MD


Matthew Baugh, MHA, COT, OCS
Revenue Integrity and Quality Improvement Manager

“Endophthalmitis and Complication Data From 2018”

Bradley Katz, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

“Consequences of a Retained Metallic Intraocular Foreign Body”

Brad Jacobsen, MD, PGY2

“To Scan or Not to Scan”

February 6, 2019 NO GRAND ROUNDS


January 30, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

CASE PRESENTATION: Cornea, Cataract, Refractive SX

Moderated by: Amy Lin, MD

William Barlow, MD

“Persistent Dysphotopsia after Uncomplicated Phakic IOL Implantation”

Kaidi Wang, MD, Cornea Fellow “Epithelial Ingrowth”
Shagun Dhaliwal, MD, Cornea Fellow “The DREAM Study”
January 23, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS
Chris Komanski, MD, MSE, Retina Fellow “Trauma One Month Later: A Classic Case of Sympathy”
Arwa Alsamarae, MD, Glaucoma Fellow “The Triumphant Trabeculectomy: Why Filtering Blebs Still Have a Role”

Nicholas Gamboa, MD, NeuroSX Resident


“Ophthalmologic Findings and Chronic Headaches in a Patient with Kartagener Syndrome”
January 16, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS Note: 7:30 a.m. start time.
Kathleen Digre, MD
Distinguished Professor Neurology, Ophthalmology
“More than Meets the Eye: The Eye and Migraine for Ophthalmologists”

Maureen Neitz, PhD
Ray H. Hill Chair in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Science Center, University of Washington

Ophthalmology Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series

“Myopia: A Major World-Wide Problem That Can Be Solved”

January 9, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS “Dark Side of the Moon”

Special Guest Speaker
John Berdahl, MD
Vance Thompson Vision
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

January 2, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS
Sophia Fang, MD, MAS
Pediatric OPH Fellow
“Strabismus: More Than Meets the Eye”
Theresa Long, MD, PGY2 “The Case of a 12 Y/O Boy With a Right Orbital Floor Fracture”
Rachel Patel, MD, PGY2 “Seeing Red (and green and blue): The Evolution of Color Vision”
December 26, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
December 19, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
December 12, 2018 GRAND ROUNDS Oculoplastics
Chaired by Bhupendra Patel, MD
Bhupendra Patel, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth “Update on Management of Hyperthyroidism in the Presence of Graves' Ophthalmopathy:
Update of American and European Studies and Advice We Give Patients and Endocrinologists”

Alison Crum, MD

“3D Orbital Fracture Reconstruction and Implants”

Doug Marx, MD

“Management of Perioperative and Post-operative pain in Oculoplastics Procedures”

December 5, 2018 GRAND ROUNDS

Kaidi Wang, MD, Cornea Fellow

“Surgical Management of Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis”
Brock Alonzo, MD, Glaucoma Fellow “Making Sense of MIGS”
November 28, 2018 M&M GRAND ROUNDS SERIES
Moderated by Brian Zaugg, MD Morbidity & Mortality Series
Alan Crandall, MD "Bread and Butter"
Amy Lin, MD "Surprise Diagnosis?"
November 21, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
November 14, 2018 GRAND ROUNDS Case Presentation: Neuro-Ophthalmology  

Moderated by Bradley Katz, MD, PhD

Chris Bair, MD, PGY2 "Acute-Onset Esotropia in a Pediatric Patient"
Meagan Seay, MD "A New Antibody on the Scene"
Srav Vegunta, MD, PGY3 "Two Cases of Recurrent Optic Neuritis"
Cordell Baker, MD, Neuro Surgery Resident "Role of DTI in Preserving Meyer's Loop in Cerebral Surgery"
November 7, 2018 GRAND ROUNDS "Update on the Genetics of Age-related Macular Degeneration"

Michael B. Gorin, MD

Harold and Pauline Price Professor of Ophthalmology

Stein Eye Institute

Department of Ophthalmology and Human Genetics

David Geffen School of Medicine – UCLA

October 31, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
October 24, 2018 GRAND ROUNDS "Intraocular Pressure, Blood Pressure, Perfusion Pressure and Intracranial Pressure; Important Glaucoma Risk Factors"

Alon Harris, MS, PhD, FARVO

Professor of Ophthalmology

Letzter Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology

Director of Clinical Research

Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology

October 17, 2018 GRAND ROUNDS "Geographic Atrophy due to AMD - Background and Perspectives"


Professor Monika Fleckenstein, MD
University of Bonn, Germany
Department of Ophthalmology

October 10, 2018

Zhuo-Hua Pan, PhD "Optogenetic Approaches To Treating Blindness Caused By Retinal Degeneration"


Christopher Ricks, MD, PGY4 "Ophthalmology and the Opioid Epidemic"

October 3, 2018

OPHTHALMOLOGY ETHICS GRAND ROUNDS "Artificial Intelligence: Coming to a Specialty Near You"




Moderated by Jay A. Jacobson, MD, MACP

Emeritus Professor, Div. of Infectious Disease & Medical Ethics

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine


Jay A. Jacobsen, MD, MACP
Marshall Huang, MD, Moran Intern

September 26, 2018



Chaired by: Craig Chaya, MD


Arwa Alsamarae, MD

“Case Presentation One: Narrow Angle Pearls”


Craig Chaya, MD

“Glaucoma Case Presentation #2 and Service Line Update”


Barbara Wirostko, MD “Update on the Novel and Now Approved TM Modulators”

September 19, 2018

Medical Students
Alexander Compton, MSIV, Texas Tech University "Exploring the Use of Telemedicine in Opththalmology Education"
David Skanchy, MSIV, University of Texas "A Case of Traumatic LASIK Flap Dislocation: Postoperative LASIK Complications"
Cole Swiston, MSIV, University of Wisconsin SOM "A Unique Case of Bilateral Neuroretinitis"
Abigail Jebaraj, MSIV, University of Oklahoma "A Case of Choroidal Melanoma in Ocular Melanocytosis"
September 12, 2018 Caleb Shumway, MD, MBM, Moran Ocular Pathology & Research Fellow “Evaluation of the Capsular Safety of a Novel Hybrid Phacoemulsification Tip in a Cadaver Eye Mode"
Vaishnavi Balendiran, MD, Moran Ocular Pathology & Research Fellow "Localized Calcification of Hydrophilic Acrylic Lenses after Posterior Segment Procedures"
September 5, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
August 29, 2018 CASE PRESENTATION Patient Support Program
Lisa Ord, PhD, LCSW, Director, Patient Support Program, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences "But I Still Can’t See: A Case of Functional Visual Loss?"
Kasey Mitchell, MOT, OTR/L "Problem Solving and Low Vision, Case Studies"
August 22, 2018 Medical Students
Sean Collon, MSIV, Vanderbilt University "Smartphone-based Ocular Imaging in Nepal"
Robert Hensler, MSIV, Rutgers University “Characteristics and Outcomes of Delayed Orbital Fracture Repair: A Retrospective Analysis"
Zachary Mortensen, MSIV, Texas Tech University “A Case of Retinopathy in Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome"
Colton Mccoy, MSIV, Texas Tech University 52 Year-old Famale with Macular Hemorrhage"
Cole Milliken, MSIV, Medical University of S. Carolina "Retinol Formation in Isolated Human Cone Photoreceptors"
August 15, 2018 Nancy Lombardo
Christy Jarvis
Eccles Health Sciences Library-Moran CORE
Alan Crandall, MD "Video Review of Anterior Segment Complication"
Matthew Baugh, Revenue Integrity Coordinator "Endophthalmitis Data From 2017"
July 25, 2018 7600 MEDICAL STUDENTS
Kaitlin Smith, MSIV, University of Missouri SOM "Frosty Vision"
Sahil Aggarwal, MSIV, UC Irvine SOM Differences in Words Used to Describe Ophthalmology Residency Applicants in Letters of Recommendation: Role of Race, Gender, and Academic Achievements"
Benjamin West, MSIV, Loma Linda University "The Role of Customized Implants in Secondary Orbital Fracture Repair"
July 18,2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
July 11, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
July 4, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
June 27, 2018 Medical Students
Shane Nau, MSIV, University of Colorado "A 37-year-old Presenting with Retinal Dystrophy and an Associated corneal Dystrophy"
Xavier Mortensen, MSIV, University of Utah “Accuracy of Wavelight EX500 Optical Pachymetry During LASIK and PRK”
Tory Teeples, MSIV, University of Utah “A 7-Year-Old with Bull's Eye Maculopathy”
Blake Fortes, MSIV, Florida International University 21 Year Old with Peripheral Leakage, Avascularity, and Non-perfusion”
June 20, 2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS
June 13, 2018 CASE PRESENTATION International
Eric Hansen, MD "Pivots and Pursuits: An Update on the Global Ophthalmology Fellowship"
Jeff Pettey, MD "Global Ophthalmology Society"
June 6, 2018 Nikko Ronquillo, MD, PhD, PGY3 "Choroideremia: Treating an Inherited Retinal Disease"
Elizabeth Martin, MD, Glaucoma Fellow "A Crowded Space: Pearls of Cataract Surgery in a Nanophthalmic Eye"
Ross Smith, MD, PGY4, Neuro Resident "Synkinesis Following Third Nerve Palsy from Caverrnous-Carotid Fistula"
May 30, 2018 CASE PRESNETATION Cornea, Cataract, Refractive Sx
Mark Mifflin, MD "Previous Refractive Surgery and Donor Corneas for Transplantation"
Brian Zaugg, MD "What You May Have Missed"
Ashley Brundrett, MD, Cornea Fellow "Collagen Crosslinking for Keratoconus; the Moran Experience"
May 23, 2018 Catherine Bowes Rickman, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell Biology, Duke Eye Center, Duke University School of Medicine “Complement Clinical Trials in AMD and Perspective on Their Limited Success Rates”
May 16,2018 NO GRAND ROUNDS Housestaff/Faculty Meeting
May 9, 2018 M&M Grand Rounds Series
Reese Feist, Jr., MD, PGY4 "Perforated Corneal Ulcers"
Griffin Jardine, MD  "Post Strabismus Surgery Endophthalmitis"
May 2, 2018 Opthalmology Ethics "With the Best Intentions: Research & Innovation in Ophthalmology"

Moderated by: Jay A. Jacobson, MD, MACP, Emeritus Professor Divisions of Infectious Disease and Medical Ethics, Department of Internal Medicine, Univ. of Utah School of Medicine

Jeff Pettey, MD, Vice Chair for Education, Residency Program Director, Medical Director Global Outreach Division, Associate Professor of Opthalmology, Cheif of Opthalmology, VA SLC

Panel Participants: Nick Mamalis, MD, Alan Crandall, MD
April 25, 2018 CASE PRESENTATION Pediatrics
Robert Hoffman, MD "Interesting Pediatric Ophthalmology Cases"
Griffin Jardine, MD "Sudden-onset Strabismus, Or Is It?”
Leah Owen, MD "New Onset Esotropia”
David Dries, MD "Superior Oblique Muscle Compartments"
Marielle Young, MD "Pediatric Ophthalmology Case Presentation"
April 18, 2018 Bärbel Rohrer, PhD, SmartState Endowed Chair in Gene and Pharmaceutical Treatment of Retinal Degenerative Diseases, Departments of Ophthalmology, and Neurosciences Div Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Research Scientist, Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center "Complement-Activation and Age-related Macular Degeneration: Mechanisms, Treatments and Diagnostics"
April 11, 2018 D.R. Wynn, MD, Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellow "Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 7: A Case Series"
Tara Hahn, MD, PGY3 "An unusual Case of Papilledema"
Viren Patel, MD, PGY4, Adult Neuro Resident "Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma"
April 4, 2018 Lynn Hassman, MD, PhD, Uveitis Fellow "Update on Autoimmune Retinopathy"
Ashley Brundrett, MD Cornea Fellow "Descemetorhexis Without Endothelial Keratoplasty(DWEK) and Other Possible Treatments Options for Corneal Endothelial Dysfunction"
Jonathan Galli, MD, PGY2, Nerology Resident "Differential Diagnosis for Painful Horner's Syndrome"
Akbar Shakoor, MD "The Gift That Keeps On Giving"
Albert Vitale, MD "The Pox Next Door"
Marissa Larochelle, MD "Through the Fog"
Lynn Hassman, MD "Multifocal Choroiditis with Drenching Fevers"
March 21, 2018 Maureen A. McCall, PhD, Kentucky Lions Eye Research Endowed Chair
"Gene Therapy Treatment Strategies for Retinitis Pigmentosa"
March 14, 2018 Lois Smith, MD, PhD, Professor of Opthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital "ROP: The Basis of Disease and Treatment"
March 7, 2018 Rachel Simpson, MD, Glaucoma Fellow "A Tale of Two Eyes"
Charles Calvo, MD, Retina Fellow 'What is the rold of Scleral Buckling in 2018?"
Daniel Churgin, MD, Retina Fellow "Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy"
Charles Calvo, MD, Retina Fellow "What is the Optimal Timing of
Retinal Detachment Repair?"
Chris Ricks, MD, PGY3 "An Update on ROP Diagnosis,
Treatment and Outcomes"
February 21, 2018 Nicholas A. Delamere, PhD, Dept. Head, Physiology, Professor of Physiology & Ophthalmology, University of Arizona "Connexins, Connections and Field Studies in Eye Research"
February 14, 2018 M&M Grand Rounds Series
Marissa Larochelle, MD, Uveitis Specialist & Comprehensive Ophthalmologist "Unilateral Panuveitis: A Cautionary Tale"
Daniel Churgin, MD, Retina Fellow
"Postoperative and Post-Injection Endophthalmitis"
Chris Smith, MD, Cornea Fellow "Enucleation for Corneal Ulcer"
January 31, 2018 CASE PRESENTATION Cornea, Cataract, Refractive Sx
Mark Mifflin, MD "Preliminary Results of Cornea Preservation Time Study"
Ashley Brundrett, MD, Cornea Fellow "PRK After Cornea Collagen Crosslinking"
Amy Lin, MD, Associate Professor "Flap On, Flap Off: Case Update"
January 24, 2018

Reese Feist, MD, PGY4

"Flashes and Floaters"
Tina Mamalis, MD, PGY2 "Whiteout. Management of Vision Threatening Papilled"
Nicole Colwell, MD, Neuro Resident "Post-Operative Cranial Nerve Palsy after Resection of Intracranial Tumors"
January 17, 2018 Michael Burrow, MD, PGY2 "Occam vs Hickam: A Case in Neuro-Ophthalmology"
Rebekah Gensure, MD, PhD, PGY2 "Systemic Vasculitis with Uncommon Ocular Findings”
Srav Vegunta, MD, PGY2 "Art History: Looking Through Artists' Eyes"
January 10, 2018 Chris Conrady, MD, PGY4 "Retinitis in the Immunocompromised - Anyone’s Guess"
Chris Smith, MD, Cornea Fellow "Preloaded DMEK Tissue"
Ashlie Bernhisel, MD, PGY4 "Astigmatism in a 7 Year Old Girl"
January 3, 2018 Paul Thielking, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Huntsman Cancer Institute Physician and Invetigator "Burnout, Wellness, and Self Care