Vision Science Faculty

Vision Scientists at the Eye Institute
Pictured left to right: Dan Lipinski, MSc, DPhil; Ross Collery, PhD; Joseph C. Besharse, PhD; Joseph Carroll, PhD; Iris Kassem, MD, PhD
Joseph C. Besharse, PhD, FARVO

Joseph C. Besharse, PhD, FARVO

Marjorie & Joseph Heil Professor in Ophthalmology
Research Director, the Eye Institute
Email Dr. Besharse

Joseph Carroll, PhD

Joseph Carroll, PhD

Richard O. Schultz, MD / Ruth Works Professor of Ophthalmology Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Biophysics, and Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy
Director, Advanced Ocular Imaging Program
Email Dr. Carroll

Ross F. Collery, PhD

Ross Collery, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy
Email Dr. Collery

Iris S. Kassem, MD, PhD

Iris Kassem, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
Email Dr. Kassem

Daniel M. Lipinski, MSc, DPhil Daniel M. Lipinski, MSc, DPhil

Daniel M. Lipinski, MSc, DPhil

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy
Email Dr. Lipinski


Vision Research Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Edgar A. DeYoe

Edgar A. DeYoe, PhD

Professor of Radiology and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy
Associate Professor of Biophysics
Email Dr. DeYoe

Brian Link, PhD

Brian Link, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology Neurobiology & Anatomy
Email Dr. Link

Elena Semina

Elena Semina, PhD

Chair, Division of Developmental Biology
Department of Pediatrics
Email Dr. Semina

Sally Twining, PhD

Sally S. Twining, PhD

Assistant Dean, Professor Department of Biochemistry
Email Dr. Twining

Margaret Wong-Riley, PhD

Margaret Wong-Riley, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology Neurobiology & Anatomy
Email Dr. Wong-Riley


Adjunct Professors

Murray H. Brilliant, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, and Director of the Center for Human Genetics (at Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation)

Janis T. Eells, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, and Professor of Biomedical Sciences (at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Dana Merriman, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, and Professor of Biology, Physiology and Neuroscience (at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)

William J. O'Brien, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology

Hao Zhang, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering (at Northwestern University)


Emeritus Professor

Janice M. Burke, PhD
Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology

Contact Us

Eye Institute, Froedtert Hospital
925 N. 87th St.
Milwaukee, WI
(414) 955-2020
(414) 955-6300 (Fax)
Maps & Directions

Vision Research at the Eye Institute

  • Office of Clinical and Translational Research
    Vesper Williams Email
    (414) 955-7862

  • Advanced Ocular Imaging Program
    AOIP Email
    (414) 955-2647
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