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December 26, 2018 No Grand Rounds
December 19, 2018 No Grand Rounds
December 12, 2018 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  
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
Alan Crandall, MD "Bread and Butter"
Amy Lin, MD "Surprise Diagnosis?"
November 21, 2018 No Grand Rounds
November 14, 2018  
Moderated by Bradley Katz, MD, PhD Case Presentation: Neuro-Ophthalmology
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 24, 2018

Guest Speaker

Alon Harris, MS, PhD, FARVO

Professor of Ophthalmology

Letzter Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology

Director of Clinical Research

Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology

 “Intraocular Pressure, Blood Pressure, Perfusion Pressure and Intracranial Pressure; Important Glaucoma Risk Factors”

October 17, 2018

Guest Speaker

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


 “Geographic Atrophy due to AMD - Background and Perspectives”

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

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

“Artificial Intelligence: Coming to A Specialty Near You”

September 26, 2018


Case Presentation: Glaucoma

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
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 8, 2018 M&M Grand Round Series
Alan Crandall, MD "Video Review of Anterior Segment Complication"
Matthew Baugh, Revenue Integrity Coordinator "Endophthalmitis Data From 2017"
August 1, 2018 No Grand Rounds
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 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 Leakage, Avascularity, and Non-perfusion”
June 20, 2018 No Grand Rounds
June 13, 2018 International Case Presentations
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 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 Presentation
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 Grand Rounds
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
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 Ophthalmology Ethics

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

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

Panel Participants: Nick Mamalis, MD, Alan Crandall, MD

"With the Best Intentions: Research & Innovation in Ophthalmology"
April 25, 2018 Case Presentations
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 Grand Rounds
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, Neurology Resident "Differential Diagnosis for Painful Horner's Syndrome"
Lynn Hassman, MD "Multifocal Choroiditis with Drenching Fevers"
March 28, 2018 Case Presentation: Uveitis
Akbar Shakoor, MD "The Gift That Keeps On Giving"
Albert Vitale, MD "The Pox Next Door"
Marissa Larochelle, MD "Through the Fog"
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 Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital "ROP: The Basis of Disease and Treatment"
March 7, 2018 Grand Rounds
Rachel Simpson, MD, Glaucoma Fellow "A Tale of Two Eyes"
Charles Calvo, MD, Retina Fellow "What is the rold of Scleral Buckling in 2018?"
February 28, 2018 Case Presentation
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"
February 7, 2018 No Grand Rounds
January 31, 2018 Case Presentations: 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 Investigator "Burnout, Wellness, and Self Care"