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Camila Ventura MD, PhD Awarded R01 Grant for ZIKV Research & TEDMED Presentation

RetinaLink featured Camila Ventura, MD, PhD, in May 2017. At that time, Dr. Ventura had recently completed her Pediatric Retina Research Fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL, and was moving back to Brazil. She’s currently practicing at the Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV), a non-profit eye care institution and multiple disability rehabilitation center…

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Duke Eye Center: #ilooklikearetinasurgeon – Drs. Toth, Fekrat, Vajzovic, Finn and Zhang

#ilooklikeasurgeon was covered by the BBC in 2015. A surgeon named Stephanie posted “why are my male colleagues called “doctor” and I’m called by my first name each day?” Over the past several years, #ilooklikeasurgeon and #ilooklikeanengineer have started a conversation. RetinaLink launched #ilooklikearetinasurgeon at the sixth annual Vit-Bucke Society in Miami, FL, in March.  RetinaLink is honored to…

Dr. Miguel Busquets: Private Practice Retina Fellowship & FTF: Drs. Zhao & Yousufzai

When you think of retina fellowship programs, you think of academic programs throughout the United States. Private practice fellowships do exist and AIO, Associates in Ophthalmology, in West Mifflin, PA, suburban Pittsburgh, started their fellows program in 2007. On July 1st, they will embark on their 11th fellow during the last 11 years and had one…

RetinaLink Profile ~ VBS 2018: Introducing #ilooklikearetinasurgeon

What does a retina surgeon look like? Do you look like what you do for a living? You just paused… and, are thinking about these questions because they are certainly thought provoking. #ilooklikeasurgeon was covered by the BBC in 2015. A surgeon named Stephanie posted why are my male colleagues called “doctor” and I’m called by…

RetinaLink Profile: Miguel Busquets, MD, FACS ~ Making a Difference… Humanitarian Relief in Puerto Rico

Dr. Miguel Busquets makes a difference each day as he treats his retina patients at AIO, Associates in Ophthalmology, in Pittsburgh, PA. AIO is a very busy practice with nine locations and 17 eye doctors. Dr. Busquets is a Puerto Rico native, who is the Director of the Division of Clinical Trials and Research, and…

Announcing… The 2017 Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award Winners

Dr. Ronald G. Michels’ legacy lives on each year when we join on Friday evening of the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting to recognize the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation award recipients. It’s a truly remarkable evening since it’s like going home for past Foundation award winners, retina colleagues and former fellows. Dr. Michels’s…

Following the Fellows with Camila Ventura, MD

Camila Ventura, MD will continue her family’s legacy now that she has completed her Pediatric Retina Research Fellowship with Dr. Audina Berrocal at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. This past year, Dr. Berrocal and Camila worked together on Zika virus (ZIKV) research. RetinaLink asked Dr. Berrocal about Camila and she said, “Camila is…

Following the Fellows highlights Dr. Linda Cernichiaro Espinosa

RetinaLink’s Following the Fellows is pleased to feature Dr. Linda Alejandra Cernichiaro Espinosa, who is a Pediatric Retina Research Scholar, at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. Dr. Cernichiaro Espinosa is one of Dr. Audina Berrocal’s fellows and plans to return to Mexico after she completes her fellowship in June. RetinaLink contacted Dr. Berrocal about…

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