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December 30, 2015
December 23, 2015
December 16, 2015
December 9, 2015 CASE PRESENTATION
Dr. Norm Zabriskie "Glaucoma"
December 2, 2015
Adam Jorgensen, MD, Chief Resident "NTG & Mimickers"
Christopher Wilkerson, MD, Neurology Resident "Diplopia in a Patient with Downbeat Nystagmus"
November 25, 2015
November 18, 2015
Brian Stagg, MD, Chief Resident "16-Year Old Boy with Headaches & Vision Loss"
November 11, 2015 CASE PRESENTATION
Chaired by: Mark Mifflin and Brian Zaugg, MD "Refractive Surgery"
November 4, 2015
NO GRAND ROUNDS- Housestaff/Faculty Meeting  
October 28, 2015 CASE PRESENTATION
Chaired by: Michael Yei "International"
Juan Carlos Negrette, Director of Global Health, UofU "Global Outreach"
Brian Stagg, MD, Chief Resident “Charity Surgery Day”
October 21, 2015
Russell Swanl, MD, Retina Fellow “When Carrots Start Looking Like Cones”
Dr. Al-Wala Awad “Diagnosis & Management of Pituitary Adenomas”
Dr. Bornali Kundu “Management of Vision Threatening Papilledema”
October 14, 2015 ETHICS CONFERENCE, Moderator: Dr. Jay Jacobsen
Adam Jorgensen, MD, Chief Resident and Eileen Hwang, MD, PhD, PGY3 "When Should an Ophthalmologist Retire"
October 7, 2015
Shizuya Saika, MD, PhD, Prof/Chair, Dept of Ophth Wakayama Medical University, SOM, Wakayama, Japan "Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT): The Key Phenomenon in Ocular Fibrotic Disease”
September 30, 2015
Tina Mamalis, MSIV U of U School of Medicine "The Reduction of Serum Soluble Flt-1 in AMD"
Jun Guan, MD, Ocular Path/Research Fellow (Mamalis/Werner Lab) "Residual Refractive Error after Cataract Surgery & A Novel Modular Intraocular Lens"
Nick Reiter, MD, Ocular Path/Research Fellow (Mamalis/Werner Lab) "Assessment of a New Hydrophilic Acrylic Supplementary IOL for Sulcus Fixation in Pseudophakic Cadaver Eyes"
Jack Li, BA, MSIII, Ocular Path/Research Fellow (Mamalis/Werner Lab) "Evaluation of Biocompatibility & Capsular Bag Opacification with the CORD LLC, SC9 Accommodating Intraocular Lens in the Rabbit Model”
September 23, 2015
Tara Hahn, MD, Moran Intern "Torsional Diplopia Following Inferior Rectus Recession in Thyroid Eye Disease"
Andy Zhou, MD "Gene Therapy for the Eye"
Sailaja Bondalapati, MSIV "Cystoid Macular Edema in Retinopathy of Prematurity"
September 16, 2015
Tyler Anderson, MSIV, Virginia Commonwealth "Implications of Popular Eye Remedies: Past & Present"
Gaytri Elera, MSIV, Penn State U. "Optic Nerve Drusen: Purely Benign Condition"
Blake Williams, MSIV, U. Chicago SOM "A Case of Parinaud’s Syndrome"
Sai Bhuvangiri, MSIV, St. George U. "Punctate Inner Choroid"
September 9, 2015
Huy Ly, MSIV, Texas Tech, Paul L. Foster SOM "Optic Nerve Aplasia"
Ryan O. Meilia, MSIV, U. of Oklahoma COM "Down & Out Again (Ophthalmoplegic Migraine)"
Anthony Leonard, MSIV, U. of South Carolina COM "Forward Light Scattering for the Staging & Management of Keratoconus"
Samuel Thomas, MSIV, UofU SOM “Corneal Transplant: The Global Need & An Innovation Solution”
September 2, 2015
Dr. Brad Katz, Neuro-Ophthalmology "Thin-Film Optical Notch Filters for the Treatment of Migraine & Photophobia"
Dr. DonRaphael Wynn, Neuro-Ophthalmology “Skewed Diagnosis”
Chaired by: Alan Crandall, MD "Cataract"
August 19, 2015
Taylor Fields, MSIV, Medical College of Georgia "Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome & Atrial Fibrillation"
Amith Subhash, MSIV, UofU "Autoimmune Retinopathy"
August 12, 2015
Michael Ellis, MSIV, U. of Kansas SOM "Conjunctival Intraepithelial Neoplasia"
Martin DeLaPressa Pothier, MSIV, UofU "Patient Perceived Pain during Second Eye Cataract Surgery"
David Massop, MSIV, Cregihton U. SOM "Subretinal Mass in an Immunocompromised Patient"
August 5, 2015
Housestaff/Faculty Meeting  
Chaired by: Amy Lin, MD "Not Just a Hyphema"
July 22, 2015
Bennett Hong, MSIV, Stonybrook U. SOM "Plaquenil Maculopathy”
David Griffin, MSIV, U. of Central Florida "A Case of Ocular Cicatricial Pemphgoid"
Brad Jacobsen, MSIV, UC Irvine "Orbital Recurrence following Aggressive Laser Treatment for Recurrent Retinoblastoma"
Jason Jensen, MSIV, UofU "Objective Phacomulsification Efficiency & Chatter"
July 15, 2015
Judd Cahoon, MSIV, UofU "COMP-Ang1-Induces Vascular Normalization in Murine Type 1 Diabetic Retinopathy"
Rebekah Gensure, MSIV, Rutgers U. "Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation"
Nate Lambert, MSIV, UofU "Iris Nevi & the Transition to Melanoma"
Sravanthi Vegunta, MSIV, U. of Arizona COM "Intense Pulsed Light Therapy for Dry Eye Disease"
July 8, 2015
Dr. Alan Morris, UofU "Clinical Quality & Value: Business Processes, Clinical Research & Computer Protocols – Roles for 6-Sigma & Closed-Loop Control”
July 1, 2015
No Grand Rounds  
Chaired by: Rachael Jacoby, MD "Retina"
June 17, 2015
Reece Feist, MD, Moran Intern “Leukemic Retinopathy”
Julia Byrd, MD "A Case of Optic Neuropathy: The Importance of Visual Field Testing”
June 10, 2015
Jason Feuerman, MD, Cornea Fellow "DMEK Pros, Cons & Lessons Learned from our First Case”
June 3, 2015
Brian Zaugg, MD, PGY4 "Visual Snow” and “Midyear Forum Academy Update"
Dr. Julia Byrd Neuro-ophthalmology “A Case Presentation: CADASIL vs Multiple Sclorosis”
May 27, 2015
Aparna Ramasubramanian, MD, Pediatric Ophthalmology "Paradigm Shift in the Management of Retinoblastoma in the Last Decade”
Polly Moore, PhD “Non-24 Disorder”
May 20, 2015
Russell Swan, MD “Chorodial Melanoma: Case & Clinical Review”
May 13, 2015
Trent Richards, MD, and Dr. Jeremy Valentine “A Chemotic & Injected Eye”
May 6, 2015
Housestaff/Faculty Meeting  
April 29, 2015
ETHICS CONFERENCE with Dr. Jay Jacobson “Advertising in Ophthalmology”
April 22, 2015
Dr. Bala Ambati “Femto Musings: Evidence & Perspectives”
Chaired by: Dr. Valenzuela, Joos and Zaugg "Neuro-Ophthalmology"
April 8, 2015
Dr. Sabine Fuhrmann, Enrique Rodriguez-Boulan, MD of Weill Cornell Medical College “In Search for a Therapy for Lipofuscin-Induced Blinding Disease"
April 1, 2015
Mani Nambi, PhD, Graduate Research Assistant, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, UofU “Robot Assisted Retina Surgery”
Chaired by: Dr. Mariella Young "Pediatrics"
March 18, 2015
Dr. Liliana Werner. University of utah “Localized Calcification of Hyrdophilic Acrylic IOLs after Procedures Using Intracameral Injections of Air/Gas”
March 11, 2015
Dr. Lars G. Fritsche, University of Michigan “Lessons from the Largest Case-Control Study of Age-Related Macular Degeneration”
March 4, 2015
Reuben Valenzuela, MD, Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellow "Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Sarcoidosis"
Feburary 25, 2015 CASE PRESENTATION
Dr. Vitale “Uveitis”
February 18, 2015
Klara Landau, MD, FEBO, Professor & Chair, Dept of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich “Trochlear-Nerve-Palsy: Tricks and Tipps”
Feburary 11, 2015
Ilyas Washington, PhD, Asst Professor, Columbia U. Medical Center “TBA”
Feburary 4, 2015
No Grand Rounds- Housestaff/Faculty Meeting  
January 28, 2015 CASE PRESENTATION
Dr. Alison Crum, The Moran Eye Center "Plastics"
January 21, 2015
Visvanathan Ramamurty, PhD, Center for Neuroscience, West Virginia University "TBA"
January 14, 2015
Ashlie Bernhisel, MD, Moran Intern “When Clinical Suspicion Prevails”
January 7, 2015
Adam Jorgensen, MD, PGY3 “Hemianopia with Normal Imaging"
Dr. Rene Choi "A Short Neuro Case Presentation on Vision Loss”