An elementary school class has raised $23,000 to stop a blinding disease that spreads easily among children who lack clean water. What began as a lesson in global health spiraled into a school-wide drive to help children in rural Ethiopia, where clean water is often hours from home. What’s the UCSF connection? Proctor Foundation vision scientist Jeremy Keenan, MD, MPH, is the brother […]
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International corneal specialist and educator Richard Abbott, MD, has been honored with the first Fyodorov Honorary Professorship at the S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institute in Moscow. This leading eye institute, the largest in Russia, provides more than 30% of the highly technological ophthalmic surgeries done nationwide.Corneal Diseases, international, ophthalmology, Russia, Visions Fall 2014
Internationally renowned ophthalmologist Richard Abbott, MD, was selected as the 2014 International Duke Elder medalist. Dr. Abbott, whose expertise is in corneal and external diseases of the eye, holds the Thomas W. Boyden Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology. “I am humbled and deeply honored to receive this prestigious award,” says Dr. Abbott. “I would like to thank […]international