Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

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June, 2019

Eye Team Participates in Multicultural Women’s Health Summit

The fourth annual Multicultural Women’s Health Summit took place on Saturday June 15th at the Albert Sherman Center. Members of the academic health science community who are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of women who live and work in Central Massachusetts presented talks focused on women’s health. Read more ›

Women’s Health Summit- 2019

June, 2019

The Eye Team Celebrates Sweet 16 Second Year in a Row

The Eye Team celebrated being included in the Sweet 16 Finalists for the UMass Memorial Healthcare Innovators of the Year Award second year in a row. Read more ›

Eye Team at UMass

June, 2019

Dr. Omar Helmy’s Farewell, end of a chapter and start of a new one

Dr. Omar Helmy served as a research coordinator in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences between 2016 and 2019. Here are his heartfelt words at the farewell party: Read more ›

Dr. Omar Helmy

June, 2019

Dr. Johanna Seddon honored as member of the American Ophthalmological Society (AOS)

Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM, Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Retina and Director of the Macular Degeneration Center of Excellence in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, was inducted as a member into the celebrated American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) for her distinguished contributions to the fields of ophthalmology, retina and macular degeneration. Read more ›

Dr. Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM signing the historical American Ophthalmological Society membership book May 16, 2019.

May, 2019

Women’s Faculty Awards honor excellence across career spectrum

Featured speaker Shlomit Schaal addresses transformation and leadership
The 19th Women’s Faculty Awards Luncheon honored women in science and health care for achievements throughout their careers. Faculty were recognized for early career achievement, clinical service, mentoring, education and science. Read more ›

2019 Women’s Faculty Awards