Centers and Programs

Centers and Programs at the U-M Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences are collaborations that join clinicians, educators, trainees, investigators, and laboratories across the Department. Each are working toward the common goal of improving lives through curing, preventing, and treating eye disease.

Center for Eye Policy and Innovation (CEPI)

The work at the University of Michigan Center for Eye Policy and Innovation spans many areas of health services research in ophthalmology. CEPI works with collaborators from across the University of Michigan and beyond, using an interdisciplinary approach to address some of the most pressing issues facing patients and the delivery of eye care.


The mission of eHealth at the U-M Kellogg Eye Center is to protect sight by implementing technology-based tools to improve eye care access and disease monitoring. Current efforts are underway in our clinics, our research labs, and as part of our educational outreach programs.

Retinal Degeneration Center

The Retinal Degeneration Center was established in 1990 by the University of Michigan to emphasize research into retinal diseases that cause progressive vision loss.