Ron Afshari Adelman

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Director, Yale Retina Service

Dr. Ron Adelman’s formal education includes a Master of Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley, an Ophthalmology residency and two-year Retina fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School. During his years at Harvard, he received many awards, including the Club Vit Fellow Research Award, the Ron G. Michels Fellowship Award, and Fellow of the Year 2000. He has published extensively, primarily in the area of retinal disease and surgery, with over 50 papers and 100 abstracts in print or in press. He has served on the editorial board of Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and the Digital Journal of Ophthalmology, a peer-reviewed ophthalmology journal on the worldwide web, serving as a resource for ophthalmologists, vision scientists, and patients worldwide.

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