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November, 2017

The Eye Center Celebrates Dr. Asdourian’s Retirement 

Dozens of physicians, care givers, UMass memorial employees, and friends gathered at the Eye Center after hours to acknowledge Dr. Asdourian’s superb service and prominent contribution to Ophthalmology at UMass. Dean Flotte said: “we appreciate your dedication to the institution for over 40 years”. Dr. Dickson commended Read more ›

The Eye Center Celebrates Dr. Asdourian’s Retirement

November, 2017

Dr. Schaal and Dr. Thorndyke named as honorary members of the Argentinean Women's Medical Society 

Dr. Shlomit Schaal, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Dr. Luanne Thorndyke, Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs at UMass Medical School were recently named as honorary members of the Argentinean Women's Medical Society (SAMMED). Read more ›

Dr. Schaal and Dr. Thorndyke named as honorary members of the Argentinean Women's Medical Society

October, 2017

UMMS showcases women’s leadership in academic medicine at international conference

Luanne Thorndyke, MD, vice provost for faculty affairs and professor of medicine, and Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, chair and professor of ophthalmology & visual sciences, served as keynote speakers at the Conference of Women Healthcare Professionals in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read more ›

UMMS showcases women’s leadership in academic medicine at international conference

October, 2017

Vision Seminar Series hosts Dr. Sayon Roy, Ph.D., a renowned researcher in the area of Diabetic Retinopathy

On Thursday October 19, 2017 the Vision Seminar Series was very pleased to host the guest speaker, Sayon Roy Ph.D., who is a world-renowned scientist in the field of diabetic retinopathy. Read more ›

Dr. Sayon Roy- Photo

October, 2017

The Eye Center celebrated its second Green Belt Innovation Celebration at the Hahnemann Campus

UMass Memorial Healthcare employees again celebrated people and teams working toward True North at the Hahnemann campus. Co-lead by Dr. Schaal and Dr. Luna, The Eye Center presented the Lean Green Belt project "Efficiency improvement of turnover time in the operating room". Read more ›

Dr. Luna's Photo

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