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2024-07-03 06:52:26

Arevalo Receives Alvaro Rodriguez Medal

Congratulations to J. Fernando Arevalo, M.D., Ph.D., the Edmund F. and Virginia Ball Professor of Ophthalmology, on receiving the 2023 Alvaro Rodriguez Medal in Bogata, Colombia Jan. 21. Dr. Avevalo gave the accompanying lecture, “From Hypotheses to Clinical Evidence in Retinal Therapy.” Arevalo is pictured with Dr. Francisco Rodriguez, director of FUNDONAL.


Developing the Next Great Optometrist

Congratulations Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine will debut its optometry residency program this year, with its first resident matriculating in July. The new program will train burgeoning optometrists in primary care optometry. More info here!

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News from the Jerome Jacobson International Program at the Kellogg Eye Center: Major Bequest Supports Kellogg Collaboration With Kisii Eye Hospital in Kenya

News from our member Kellogg Eye Center A $60,000 anonymous bequest has been made to support the Kellogg partnership with the Kisii Eye Hospital in rural Kenya. It will extend the capabilities of community-based vision centers to provide primary ophthalmic care.  The vision centers are staffed by technicians trained to identify conditions that require referral […]

News from the Jerome Jacobson International Program at the Kellogg Eye Center: Michelle Sun, MD, MPH Completes Kellogg Global Fellowship

News from our member Kellogg Eye Center Michelle Sun, MD, MPH will come to the end of her 1-year fellowship in global ophthalmology at Kellogg in July 2024.  The third fellow in that position, she has observed, taught, examined patients, and operated in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Rwanda, Burundi, and India, and will be rounding […]

News from the Jerome Jacobson International Program at the Kellogg Eye Center: Ghanaian Pediatric Ophthalmologist Finishes Her Training With Observership At Kellogg

Vera Beyuo, MD (left) with Lianqun Wu, MD, a visiting pediatric ophthalmologist from China (center), and Otana Jakpor, MD, pediatric ophthalmology fellow at Kellogg. News from our member Kellogg Eye Center Vera Beyuo, MD, a pediatric ophthalmologist from Ghana, completed a 3-month observership at Kellogg in March 2024 under the sponsorship of the International Council […]

Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, China: new full member of the WAEH!

The World Association of Eye Hospitals warmly congratulates Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University from China with their full membership of the WAEH! We are looking forward to the valuable cooperation ahead! The Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University has found its ways to thrive within the contexts in China to become one of the world-leading institutes […]

WAEH Newsletter 🌍

WAEH 18th Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts open now! The 18th Annual Meeting of the WAEH is approaching! From November the 7 till November the 12 we will visit the AIER Eye Hospital from Changsha, and the Shanghai Eye and Ent in Shanghai in China. You do not want to miss this exciting meeting!Topics that […]