Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Judy E. Kim, MD
May 11, 2016 - Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology & visual sciences, discusses her research, the responsibility she feels as a Korean-American in medicine, and what she has learned from her travels around the world.
The NEI Audacious Goals Initiative: Developing Next-Generation Tools for Imaging the Eye
May 4, 2016 - The National Eye Institute's Audacious Goals Initiative is taking the next step to restoring vision through regeneration of the optic nerve and retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. See how NEI-funded researchers, including Joseph Carroll, PhD, and Alfredo Dubra, PhD, are developing next-generation imaging tools to view not only the structure but also the function of the visual system, from the retina to the optic nerve to the brain.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Alfredo Dubra, PhD
Sept. 23, 2015 - Alfredo Dubra, PhD, associate professor of ophthalmology, discusses his research, the personal reasons behind his career choice, and what he would like his legacy to be. Dr. Dubra is from Uruguay.
Eyes on the Future: Judy Kim, MD
Oct. 10, 2014 - With the collaboration from the HWPP-funded project Telemedicine to Improve Eye Health among Latinos (TIEHL), partners from the United Community Center and Marquette University, along with enthusiastic participation from the MCW Latino Student Interest Group and BGCS Middle school principal and children, Judy Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology, and her team have been successful in submitting a video to the AAMC ProjectMED competition on ideas on improving diversity in medicine and science through working with community schools and children.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Wanda Martinez, MD, PhD
Sept. 20, 2012 - Hispanic Heritage Month is a time in which to learn, honor and pay tribute to the achievements of Hispanics throughout history. MCW posted video vignettes to highlight some of the Hispanic and Latino members of the MCW community and the contributions they have made. Wanda M. Martinez, MD, PhD, assistant professor and director of ophthalmology medical student education, talks about how her family in Puerto Rico helped shape her dreams.
Aug. 24, 2011 - Unique adaptive optics provides the ability to visualize the cells of the human eye. Joseph Carroll, PhD, and Kimberly E. Stepien, MD, use adaptive optics at the Medical College of Wisconsin to see photoreceptors at a cellular level and identify cells involved in eye disease.