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Resident Research Day

The UMMC Ophthalmology Resident Research Day and Samuel B. Johnson, MD, Memorial Lecture is the annual conference to showcase resident and faculty research projects as well as hear lectures from a leader in the field on ophthalmic research. 

Each Department of Ophthalmology resident is responsible for one clinical or basic science research project every year. Results of their projects are presented with their faculty preceptors at Resident Research Day. In addition, there is a guest lecturer present to give the featured lecture in honor of Dr. Samuel B. Johnson, the first UMMC Department of Ophthalmology chair. 

The June 21, 2024 Resident Research Day guest lecturer is Oluwatosin Smith, MD. Dr. Smith received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree (MBBS) at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She completed a residency in Ophthalmology at Howard University Hospital where she served as Chief Resident and went on to the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA where she did her Fellowship in Glaucoma. She is currently a partner Physician at the Glaucoma Associates of Texas and Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the UT Southwestern Medical College in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Smith has many interests in the management of adult and childhood glaucoma. She has numerous publications, serves on many advisory boards and is a member of multiple professional societies including the AGS, ASCRS and AAO where she actively volunteers. She continues to be involved with various aspects of clinical research and is a big supporter of international education, medical missions and global outreach.

Her lecture is titled "The Changing Face of the Glaucoma Management Paradigm." 

For more information about details of the program, contact our Ophthalmology chair, Dr. Kimberly Crowder.

To register, click here.  For questions, email Jessica Marshall