VISIONS2018 | Speakers
VISIONS2018, the national conference of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Thursday, June 21, 2018 - Saturday, June 23, 2018, San Diego
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VISIONS2018 Speakers

The VISIONS Team is working hard to secure some of the world's best researchers and clinicians in the field of retinal diseases to speak at VISIONS2018. As we secure them, we’ll post them to this page along with a brief bio on their experience, so check back often!


Mary K. Alexander, Learning Ally

Benjamin Bakall, M.D., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Shannon Boye, Ph.D., University of Florida

David Brint, Foundation Fighting Blindness

Martel Catalano, M.B.A., Beyond My Battle

W. Halden Conner, Nacuity

Emmett Cunningham, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., MPH , Clarus Funds

Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Erica E. Davis, Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center

Neva Fairchild, Federation for the Blind

John Flannery, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

David Gamm, M.D., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Duane R. Geruschat, Ph.D., Salus University

James T. Handa, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Abigail Hata, M.S., C.G.C., InformedDNA

Maria Johnson, Girl Gone Blind

Ryan Jones, VFO Group

Christine Kay, M.D., Vitreo Retinal Associates

Brian Mansfield, Ph.D., Foundation Fighting Blindness

Jennifer Phillips, Ph.D., San Diego Center for the Blind

Rebbie Radtke, San Diego Center for the Blind

Stephen Rose, Ph.D., Foundation Fighting Blindness

Ben Shaberman, M.A., M.S., Foundation Fighting Blindness

Ed Summers, Statistical Analysis Software Corporation

Douglas Walker, The Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Jessie Wolinsky

David S. Williams, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Paul Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University

Benjamin Yerxa, Ph.D., Foundation Fighting Blindness

Marco Zarbin, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

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