Ophthalmic Photographers Society is incredibly excited to announce the Saturday,
May 14th, 2016 Mid Year Meeting Keynote Speaker, Dr. Alan Kimura
from Colorado Retina Associates in
"Restoring Vision by Replacing and Engineering
Cells: The Promise of Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine” by Alan Kimura,
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Leonhardt Lecture Hall
Dr. Kimura is
a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and serves as one of a
handful of oral board examiners in the Western United States. He is also a
member of ISCEV, ARVO, AAO and other professional organizations and continues
an enthusiastic involvement with research pursuits as a co-investigator in many
studies, as Medical Chair in Denver for the Foundation for Fighting Blindness
and his numerous publishing and authoring endeavors.
contributor to previous OPS Educational programs, Dr. Kimura is a gem that we
are beyond excited to welcome back for what we know will be a fantastic lecture
in terms of dynamic and new content, infused with Dr. Kimura’s unique and
enthusiastic style of public speaking.
He’s an entertainer, folks!
Dr. Kimura attended the World Stem Cell Summit in Atlanta, Georgia in December of 2015 and has
designed his talk to comprehensively cover the latest and greatest pearls of
wisdom and discoveries from the recent Summit.
The course will review of the science behind stem cells research in the
field of ophthalmology. A review of the
translational research into restoring vision will also be presented as well as
a discussion on society’s role in regulating stem cell research.
advancements are a key component of advancing medicine for the treatment of
visual loss. With Dr. Kimura’s Keynote
address we know all attendees will have a better understanding of the science
behind stem cell research and the advancement efforts to use stem cell
technology to begin to restore vision loss.
The OPS Board
of Education is proud to offer this exciting program that was designed to cover
the "Future of Medicine” with 16 OPS Credits and 13 JCAHPO-A Continuing Education
Credits during this two day Educational Program.
Don’t miss out on this event -> Register Today!