Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Kellogg Eye Center International Night

5:30 PM

Oliphant-Marshall Auditorium
Kellogg Eye Center

Featuring keynote speaker Suzanne Gilbert, Seva Foundation co-founder and U-M alum

After a two-year hiatus, the Kellogg Eye Center is pleased to bring back its International Night event, a evening to gather and learn about Michigan Medicine Ophthalmology efforts abroad.

Suzanne Gilbert
Dr. Suzanne Gilbert, MPH, PhD

This year's distinguished guest speaker will be Dr. Suzanne Gilbert, co-founder and Senior Director for Research and Strategic Opportunities at the Seva Foundation,  a global non-profit that focuses on the prevention and treatment of blindness. A graduate of the U-M School of Public Health, Dr. Gilbert is the recipient of many awards for her continued commitment to ending avoidable blindness over the past 40 years.

In addition, two Kellogg residents will present about research rotations abroad in 2022, and Ophthalmology leaders will detail a newly awarded NIH grant to work with colleagues at Aravind Eye Hospital to bolster research capacity there.

There will be light dinner for attendees beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the program slated to start at 6:15 p.m.