Bowdoin College Black Alumni Association Presents: A Conversation with Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Clinician-Scientist Dr. Terri Young '81
Celebrate Black History Month 2023
BCBAA Presents: A Conversation with Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Clinician-Scientist Dr. Terri Young ‘81
Thursday, February 23, 2023
12:00 p.m. EST
Dr. Terri Young ’81, chairwoman of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is a pediatric ophthalmologist and clinician-scientist with expertise in ophthalmic genetics and genomics in the areas of refractive error, ocular development, and childhood glaucoma.
Terri has directed a basic science research laboratory in gene hunting of ophthalmic diseases for 25 years and has authored over 220 peer-reviewed scientific publications, as well as multiple book chapters, articles, reviews and media materials – many have garnered national/international acclaim. She also serves on the editorial boards of the journals Experimental Eye Research and Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.
Throughout her career Terri has participated in service to several industry associations, significantly to the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and was appointed a Gold Fellow in 2015 and now serves on the ARVO Foundation Board of Trustees.
Join us as Terri speaks to the Bowdoin community about her journey in medicine and how she’s navigated with the industry with Black Resilience since her first days as a Bowdoin student.
The conversation will be moderated by Jada Scotland '23, Foje-Geh Tendoh ’24, and Rebkah Tesfamariam ’18. Q&A to follow.
Join here: http://bowdoin.edu/live