Department News: 2004
Amjad Ahmad, MD
was the Session Course Director and Moderator at the 60th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference of the Chicago Medical Society, Chicago, Illinois.

Aveen Banich, MD
joined the Department of Ophthalmology.

Felipe de Alba, MD
recieved the Teacher of the Year Award along with Anuradha Khanna, MD.

Geoffrey Emerick, MD
promoted to Associate Professor of Ophthalmology.

Walter Jay, MD
was elected to a Clinical Seat on the Stritch School of Medicine Faculty Council.

Thomas John, MD

  • Was recognized by Chicago Magazine as one of Chicago’s Top Doctors.
  • Received second place for "New Surgical Technique: Use Of Indocyanine Green And Forced Hydrodissection Fortotal Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty" poster presentation at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, May 1-5, 2004, San Diego, California. [ View PowerPoint Poster File ]

Anuradha Khanna, MD
recieved the Teacher of the Year Award along with Felipe de Alba, MD.

Jared Nielsen, MD
recieved the Beem Fisher Award at the 2004 annual meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society (COS).

Peter Russo, OD
was given a Certificate of Recognition during Cover the Uninsured Week (May 10-16, 2004) for his work with Access DuPage serving the uninsured of DuPage County by providing free eye exams and low cost glasses.

Manan Shah, MD
recieved the Robert J. Barnes Award for his presentation "Contralateral IOP Effect of Prostaglandin Analogues."

R. Tracy Williams, MD
was selected by Lions International and the World Health Organization to attend World Sight Day in Bosnia in October 2004. He was one of three American doctors selected for this distinction.