Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

Congratulations to Drs. Mae Gordon and Michael Kass, who have been awarded this year’s Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research by the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education. This is a terrific accomplishment and one that is well deserved for this remarkable pair of investigators whose work on ocular hypertension and glaucoma has changed […]

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Karen Hong, MD, MPhil

What are your future plans? Glaucoma Fellowship at Mass Eye and Ear and master kite surfing. Why did you choose Ophthalmology/WashU? The people! I distinctly remember every single one of my residency interviews with the faculty at WashU. What advice would you give to the new residents? Practice as many different ways to treat and […]

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Jennifer Enright, MD, PhD

What are your future plans? I’m staying at WashU next year as the Chief of Ophthalmic Trauma, so I’ll be staffing the consult service, attending on trauma and cataract cases and managing the didactic and wetlab curricula for the next year. Why did you choose Ophthalmology/WashU? I was an MD/PhD student here at WashU so […]

Now Hiring: Research Faculty

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University seeks an innovative and motivated individual to join our Research Faculty Full-time tenure-track academic appointment (Assistant Professor) This position will focus on research with minimal teaching or administrative obligations The qualified applicant will demonstrate: An outstanding record of research accomplishments Exciting future basic and/or translational […]

Welcome Eric Ricker, OD

Eric Ricker, OD recently joined our team of staff optometrists. Dr. Ricker has over four years of clinical experience in optometry. He also serves as a Co-Management chair of the Saint Louis Optometric Society and on the emerging leadership committee with the Missouri Optometric Association.

32nd Annual Ophthalmology Spring Update & 16th Annual Ophthalmic Personnel Seminar

Saturday, April 24, 20218 AM – 3:30 PM Lectures will be held virtually via Zoom. Zoom help guide Virtual Seminar Guidelines Make sure you are muted & your camera is off “RAISE HAND” in case you’d like to be unmuted during the Q&A time (You can do this from the “Participants” tab) Use CHAT for […]

Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study After 20 Years of Follow-up

Congratulations to Michael Kass, MD, Mae Gordon, PhD, and the Ocular Hypertension Study Group on their latest publication discussing their findings after 20 years of follow up! More than 20 years after the launch of a landmark clinical trial, follow-up examinations and analyses found that not all patients with elevated eye pressure need pressure-lowering treatment […]

New Vice Chair of Research

Congratulations to Daniel Kerschensteiner, MD on becoming the new Vice Chair of Research for Ophthalmology effective March 1, 2021.