• Feb182022

    UW 2022 Match

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  • Oct262021

    Resident Virtual Town Hall


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  • Sep72021

    Retina ‘Hardwired’ to Predict Path of Moving Objects

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  • Sep22021

    Residency Program Town Hall

    UW Department of Ophthalmology Residency Program Town Hall


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  • Feb102021

    UW 2021 Match

    We are excited to welcome our 5 incoming residents to the UW Ophthalmology family.



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  • Sep142020

    UW Ophthalmology Virtual Town Hall (Residency Program)

    Please join us for a virtual town hall to connect with our current residents.


    September 14, 2020

    6:30 - 7:30 PM PST

    No registration required.

    Please use the log-in link and password below:


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  • Aug272020

    UW Ophthalmology Virtual Town Hall (Residency Program)

    Please join us for a virtual town hall to meet, learn and connect with our residency program


    Department Chair: Dr. Russell Van Gelder

    Program Director: Dr. Parisa Taravati

    Associate Program Director: Dr. Christopher Chambers

    Medical Student Director: Dr. Courtney Francis



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  • Mar222020

    Joan and Gordon Bergy Lecture: What Melanopsin Tells the Brain

    Michael Do, PhD
    Associate Professor of Neurology 
    Harvard University 

    Time: 1:00 pm, Thursday
    March 24, 2022

    Location: SLU Orin Smith Auditorium 


    Dr. Do’s lab studies how light drives functions that are as diverse as visual perception, sleep regulation, hormonal control, and setting of the internal body clock. They are interested in species that occupy distinct ecological niches to learn how mechanisms are tailored to different behavioral needs...

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  • Feb272020

    Joan and Gordon Bergy Lecture: Seeing in the cold--neurobiology of the ground squirrel retina

    Wei Li, PhD
    Senior Investigator, Retinal Neurophysiology Section
    National Eye Institute

    Time: 1:30 pm, Thursday
    Feb 27, 2020

    Location: SLU C Building, Orin Smith Auditorium

    To schedule an appointment please email Dr. Maureen Neitz.

    The retinal neurophysiology section studies the structure and function of retinal synapses and circuits. Dr. Li’s group

    • exploit a combination of anatomical, physiological...

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  • Jan162020

    Annual Futterman Memorial Lecture: Gabriel Travis, MD

    Gabriel Travis, MD
    Professor, Ophthalmology, Biological Chemistry
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Time: 1:30 pm, Thursday
    January 16, 2020

    Location: Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU C

    To schedule an appointment please email Dr. Maureen Neitz.

    Dr. Travis earned his BS degree in chemistry at UCLA, and his MD at UCLA School of Medicine. After completing a residency in neurology, Dr. Travis left clinical medicine...

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