Stephenson Visiting Professor Lecture Series

Harry Stephenson Lecture Series

August 2020

Judith Mohay, MD
Director of Primary Care Eye Center of the Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Chief of Ophthalmology Ser- vice at University of Louisville Hospital Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences University of Louisville
Topic: Cataract and Comorbidities
Friday, August 7, 2020

Maureen McCall, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair for Research Affairs, Kentucky Lions Eye Research Endowed Chair, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Louisville
Topic: Gene Therapy for Autosomal
Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa
Friday, August 21, 2020 (11:00am)

September 2020

Patrick A. Scott, OD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Louisville
Topic: Therapeutic Strategies for Treatment of Chronic
Allergic Con- junctivitis
Friday, September 4, 2020

Douglas Borchman, PhD
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Louisville
Topic: Meibum Lipid Structural- Functional Relationships and Tear Film Stability
Friday, September 18, 2020

Kapil Bharti, PhD
Earl Stadtman Senior Investigator,
Head of Ocular and Stem Cell Translational
Research Unit, National Eye Institute,
Adjunct Group Leader, National Center for
Advancing Translational Sciences,
National Institutes of Health
Topic: Degenerative Eye Diseases
Friday, September 25, 2020

Ronald G. Gregg, PhD
Professor and Chair,
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular
Genetics, University of Louisville
Topic: Assembly of Signaling Complexes at the
First Retinal Synapse II: Use of Night Blind Mice
Friday, October 30, 2020 (11 am)

David L. Guyton, MD
Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric
Ophthalmology
The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute The Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
Topic: Optical Tricks and Traps in Ophthalmology
Friday, October 16, 2020

November 2020

Pedram Hamrah, MD
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Topic: Neuropathic Corneal Pain: Past, Present, and Future
Friday, November 6, 2020

Frederico Gonzalez-Fernandez, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology and
Pathology, University of Mississippi School of
Medicine, Associate Chief of Staff for
Research & Development
G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical  Center
Topic: Ocular Pathology
Friday, November 20, 2020

December 2020

Rachel Cooley, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Louisville
Topic: Management of Complex Strabismus
Friday, December 4, 2020

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO
Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of Ophthalmology,
Vice-Chairman and Director of Research
Department of Ophthalmology and Ira G. Ross Eye Institute,
Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Neuroscience Graduate
Program, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ,
University at Buffalo (UB)- The State University of New York (SUNY),
Research Career Scientist, VA Western NY Healthcare System (VAWNYHS)
Topic:  Ethical Conduct of Research
Friday, December 11, 2020 (at 8am)

William Guido, PhD
Professor and Chair,
Department of Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology,
University of Louisville
Topic:  What is the Thalamic Reticular Nucleusand
Why is it  Important for Vision?
Friday, December 11, 2020 (11 am)

Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE
McGaw Professor and Chairman
Dept .of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Director, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Topic: The Quest for Super-Vision:
Topography Guided Surgery and Beyond
Friday, December 18, 2020

Ivey L. Thornton, MD
Nebraska Laser Eye Associates, Omaha, NE
Topic: The Optics of Aberrations and Light
Scatter in Refractive Surgery and Beyond
Friday, December 18, 2020