"4th Annual Vision Discovery Institute Retreat"Meeting Dates:
Thursday & Friday, March 15th & 16th, 2012Meeting Location:
Vision Discovery Institute Scientific Meeting
Inaugural Keith Green Lecture
The late Dr. Keith Green joined the then Medical College of Georgia as Director of Ophthalmology Research in 1974. In 1978 he was appointed as the third Regents' Professor (highest academic status in the University System of Georgia). Dr. Green instructed many across the academic spectrum throughout his tenure here and is specifically noted for having published 330 scientific articles and contributed to 30 research texts. In honor of his achievements a named lectureship has been established. Dr. John Dowling will provide the inaugural keynote address in this annual series.
Thursday evening a reception is being held in honor of Dr. John Dowling. This will be held at the same venue as the poster sessions and lectures. Please join us for this time of interaction.
Lectures & Poster session
In addition to the keynote and plenary lectures by our invited speakers will be a number of other talks. Six will be given by our junior and senior Ophthalmology residents. The ophthalmology residents are required to perform research while in residency. The first year residents will be preparing a poster with the second and third year residents giving a presentation. There will be speakers from the basic science staff to round out the topics. Please watch the schedule for updates!