Areas of Interest
- Cornea, Ocular Surface and Refractive Disorders
- Clinical Trials - Cornea
- Clinical Trials - Retina
Corneal transplantation and eye banking; telemedicine for ophthalmology with specific focus on anterior eye diseases; residency education and surgical training
Comprehensive eye care; cataract surgery; corneal transplantation (including full-thickness and lamellar grafts); refractive surgery (including IntraLase technology); medical and surgical management of anterior segment diseases; corneal infections; corneal dystrophies
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Honors & Awards
- Telemedicine and Refractive Error, Warby Parker
- Program Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Associate Editor, Cataract and Refractive Surgery, BMC Ophthalmology
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Maria Woodward, MD, MS, an assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at U-M Kellogg Eye Center, is first author of a study showing wide disparities in the content of pre-appointment patient questionnaires and what a clinician wrote down in to
- Medical School - Columbia University, 2004
- Residency - Ophthalmology, Emory University, 2008
- Fellowship - Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, Emory University, 2009
- Board Certification - American Board of Ophthalmology