Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Infirmary collegues congratulate Dr. Peyman

“Gholam Peyman is one of the most innovative and courageous ophthalmic surgeons of the last half-century. He was the first faculty appointment that I made after becoming Head of the Department in 1970, having just finished a fellowship at UCLA. In about 1969-1970 and thereafter, he invented and developed the technique of pars plana [...]

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Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary faculty alum Gholam Peyman wins National Medal of Technology and Innovation

 01/25/13 Gholam A. Peyman, MD, the inventor of LASIK surgery who served as Professor of Ophthalmology at UIC from 1971 to 1987, was named by President Obama as one of the 12 eminent researcher recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.  He will be presented the award at a White House Ceremony [...]

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Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary announces Chief Residents for 2013-14

01/15/13 Kevin Patel, MD and Kavitha Sivaraman, MD, both completing their second year of residency at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary this spring, will serve as Chief Residents for the 2013-14 year starting July 1, 2013. Chief residents are selected for their ophthalmologic knowledge and mastery of clinical and surgical skills as well [...]

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Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD named UIC 2012 Inventor of the Year

01/11/2013 Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD, Morton F. Goldberg Professor of Ophthalmology, has been named the 2012 University of Illinois at Chicago Inventor of the Year. The Inventor of the Year Award honors an outstanding inventor or team of inventors who have made a contribution to the development of intellectual property at UIC with the potential [...]

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AAO honors Marilyn T. Miller, MD MS for international service

01/03/2013  International Blindness Prevention Award Marilyn T. Miller, MD, MS Professor of Ophthalmology, received the International Blindness Prevention Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2012 Annual Meeting. Dr. Miller has a longstanding participation in international ophthalmology, especially in educa¬tional activities in a number of developing countries including Nigeria and India, as well as [...]

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Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Residents match with top fellowships

01/02/2013 The fellowship match for the 2013-14 academic year placed Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Residents in some of the leading fellowship programs in the U.S.: Kelly Bui, MD Medical Retina Fellowship, Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles Josh Hou, MD Cornea & External Diseases [...]

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