Trainees

Karen Wai, MD, and Sila Bal, MD, MPH, Named NEOS Poster Contest Winners

July 13, 2021
Karen Wai, MD, and Sila Bal, MD, MPH, both PGY-4 ophthalmology residents, placed first and second, respectively, in the New England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS) annual Hecht poster contest for residents and fellows. Dr. Wai was awarded first prize for her poster, "Contrast sensitivity function in patients with macular disease and good visual acuity," and the second prize went to Dr. Bal for her poster, "Differences in cataract surgery outcomes by race and gender.”
 

Retinal Imaging Lab Offers Mentoring Program for Harvard Students Underrepresented in Medicine

July 6, 2021

Research fellows are working with John B. Miller, MD, Director of the Retinal Imaging Laboratory at Mass Eye and Ear, to offer early ophthalmology exposure to under-represented in medicine (URM) premedical students at Harvard College through clinical, research, and mentorship opportunities.... Read more about Retinal Imaging Lab Offers Mentoring Program for Harvard Students Underrepresented in Medicine

Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, Recognized by Japanese Ophthalmological Society

January 4, 2021

Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, a research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, is a recipient of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society’s Young Investigator Award. This award will support Dr. Tomita's research project “Petinal pathological neovascularization by Increasing FGF21 level in an aurine oxygen-induced retinopathy model,” which is part of his work with Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. 

Ines Lains, MD, PhD, Selected for Resident and Fellow Research Forum

November 3, 2020

Dr Ines LainsSecond year resident Ines Lains, MD, PhD, has been selected to participate in the 2021 Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO)/Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Resident and Fellow Research Forum at the upcoming annual meeting. This forum was established to encourage the most promising trainees to pursue careers in academic ophthalmology and vision research.... Read more about Ines Lains, MD, PhD, Selected for Resident and Fellow Research Forum

Maryam Tahvildari, MD, Receives Abelson Family Fellowship

October 6, 2020

Image of Dr. Maryam TahvildariMaryam Tahvildari, MD, has been selected as the Abelson Family Fellow in Cornea at Mass Eye and Ear for the academic year 2020-2021. This fellowship was established by Dr. Mark Abelson and his family in 2011 to support the pioneering of new clinical research and translational research initiatives, while encouraging early stage clinicians and scientists to pursue academic careers in medicine and to search for new ways to prevent, treat, and cure disease.... Read more about Maryam Tahvildari, MD, Receives Abelson Family Fellowship