This webinar will focus on strategies for continuity of care for everyone during the pandemic. Key topics will include ensuring patient and staff safety, communicating with patients and integration across health services.
Francisco Martínez Castro is the IAPB Regional Chair for Latin America. He is a distinguished ophthalmologist specialising in retinal care and is a world renown expert in Diabetic Retinopathy. He has played a key role in bringing attention to public health eye care issues across the Latin American region, including his work for Diabetic Retinopathy. He was the co-editor of the PAAO and IAPB DR clinical guidelines in 2012, and the later version which was produced in consultation with ICO, APAO and IAPB. He is the recipient of many awards including IAPB Regional award in 2012.
Ana Maria Vasquez
INSTITUTO DE OFTALMOLOGIA Y
An Ophthalmologist with a sub-specialty in Glaucoma. She is the founder and Medical Director of the Vasquez Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Institute. She studied Medicine at the Catholic University of Cuenca and obtained the title of specialist in Ophthalmology at the Vozandes Quito Hospital, she has a subspecialty (Fellow) in Glaucoma, thanks to his training with Dr. Paul Palmberg, at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami, USA. she teaches the Postgraduate Ophthalmology at the Central University of Ecuador and is a member of the Liaison Medical Advisory Committee of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) with the World Committee of Glaucoma Patients (WGPC).
Mariana Badillo Fernández
Glaucoma Chief, Mexican Institute of Ophthalmology
Mariana Badillo Fernández completed her career as a doctor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Querétaro. she studied as an Ophthalmologist and High Specialty in Glaucoma at the Hospital Conde de Valenciana IAP. The physician assigned to the Glaucoma service since 2011 at the Mexican Institute of Ophthalmology, IAP and as of 2013 she is Head of the Glaucoma Services.
Alberto Diniz-Filho, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Chief of Glaucoma Service of Hospital Sao Geraldo, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Dra. Carolina P. Barbosa received her medical degree from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP 2007). She completed an Ophthalmology residency including a chief medical resident year at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP 2009 2011). She finished her fellowship in Glaucoma and Ocularplastic. Now she is PhD candidate at UNIFESP and she is doing Glaucoma Research Fellow in UCSD San Diego at Hamilton Glaucoma Center.
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