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December, 2017

Eye Center Team Wins the Innovators of the Year Award

On December 15, 2017 the UMass Memorial senior leadership team announced the 2017 Innovators of the Year Award recipients. This award recognizes teams from across the health care system for their outstanding contributions in achieving True North goals by successfully implementing caregiver ideas. Read more ›

Eye Center Team

December, 2017

Newsletter Winter 2018

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I am delighted to invite you to read the 2018 winter edition of UMass Insight Newsletter. http://bit.ly/2BSjzBw Shlomit Schaal, M.D.,Ph.D. Professor and Department Chair

Newsletter Winter- 2018

November, 2017

Second Eye to Eye Conference Introduces New Faculty

The second Eye to Eye Conference took place at the Albert Sherman Research Building at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and brought together ophthalmologists from UMass Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and optometrists from Mass College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS ) in the Worcester area Read more ›

Eye to Eye Conference

November, 2017

The Eye Center Celebrates Dr. Asdourian’s Retirement 

Dozens of physicians, care givers, UMass memorial employees, and friends gathered at the Eye Center after hours to acknowledge Dr. Asdourian’s superb service and prominent contribution to Ophthalmology at UMass. Dean Flotte said: “we appreciate your dedication to the institution for over 40 years”. Dr. Dickson commended Read more ›

The Eye Center Celebrates Dr. Asdourian’s Retirement

November, 2017

Dr. Schaal and Dr. Thorndyke named as honorary members of the Argentinean Women's Medical Society 

Dr. Shlomit Schaal, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Dr. Luanne Thorndyke, Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs at UMass Medical School were recently named as honorary members of the Argentinean Women's Medical Society (SAMMED). Read more ›

Dr. Schaal and Dr. Thorndyke named as honorary members of the Argentinean Women's Medical Society