Meet Katie Cecconi, Community Service Coordinator

A partnership between the Department of Ophthalmology’s outreach missions, a grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation, and the Eye & Ear Foundation has resulted in a new position: Community […]

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment and Therapies

The Eye & Ear Foundation’s November third webinar had a special guest: John Ash, PhD, the incoming E. Ronald Salvitti Professor of Ophthalmology Research, Vice-Chair, and Director of Research. Alexander […]

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Improving Care by Understanding Social Impact on Health

S+S Fall 2022 As an ophthalmologist, Andrew Williams, MD, cares for patients with chronic eye diseases by prescribing medications and performing eye surgery. However, during his training, he realized that […]

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Future Directions in Artificial Intelligence for Eye Diseases

The Ophthalmology Department at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has engaged in a very ambitious program involving artificial intelligence (AI) in patient care. “We believe that this can […]

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Awards and Recognition

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Wiegand Entrepreneurial Research Award Shaohua Pi, PhD, is the winner of this year’s Wiegand Entrepreneurial Research Award. His project, “Develop real-time retinal oximetry towards the commercialization of visible-light optical coherence […]

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Visual Cognition Project

A team from the Departments of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently received $600,000 for a two-year project from PNC Bank/The Edith L. Trees […]

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Mission of Mercy 2022

Kim Armbruster had heard a little about the Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh free dental clinics over the past couple of years but had not been to one. This year, she […]

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