David Smits, MD, Named Richard J. Simmons and Ruthanne B. Simmons Glaucoma Fellow

April 23, 2019
Dr. David SmitsDavid Smits, MD, has been named the 2018-2019 Richard J. Simmons and Ruthanne B. Simmons Glaucoma Fellow in the Harvard Department of Ophthalmology. This annual award was established in 2011 in recognition of two glaucoma physicians who were Harvard Ophthalmology graduates: the late Dr. Ruthanne Simmons and her father Dr. Richard Simmons, a generous supporter of Mass. Eye and Ear and the department’s Ophthalmology educational program. This award honors a legacy of academic excellence by providing funding to a glaucoma fellow at Harvard Ophthalmology. Dr. Smits has a strong interest in translational research in telemedicine and medical device design.
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