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Dr. Johanna Seddon Honored as Guest Lecturer at Mount Sinai, New York

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Dr. Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM, presented the Joseph B. Walsh, MD, Memorial Retina Lecture at the Department of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, during their Transformational Ophthalmology Symposium on November 9, 2019. As invited guest speaker, she presented two talks: Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Nurture-Nutrition and Lifestyles, and Nature-Genes, Prediction and Precision Medicine.

Her talks summarized results of her epidemiologic and genetic research over several decades, including recent work published in 2019. She was presented with the award after her presentations (see photo). Dr. Seddon is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Director of Retina and Director of the Macular Degeneration Center of Excellence in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

Dr. Johanna Seddon
Dr. Johanna Seddon
(Right- James Tsai, MD, Chair of Department of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Left- Richard Rosen, MD, Vice-Chair and Director of Research at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary)