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Eliminating Vision Loss and Improving Quality of Life: The National Eye Institute Strategic Plan
This talk will describe the background and function of the National Eye Institute (NEI) at the National Institutes of Health. It will provide an overview of the new NEI mission statement and a summary of an upcoming NEI 5-year Strategic Plan.

Live captioning will be provided for this webinar. If you require any other accommodations (such as interpretation) to participate in this event, please contact Dr. Jeff Walline at walline.1@osu.edu. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Oct 19, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Ohio State Optometry
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Speakers

Michael F. Chiang, MD
Director @National Eye Institute
Dr. Chiang is Director of the National Eye Institute, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. His clinical practice focuses on pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, and he is board-certified in clinical informatics. His research develops and applies biomedical informatics methods to clinical ophthalmology in areas such as retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), telehealth, artificial intelligence, clinical information systems, data science, and genotype-phenotype correlation. His group has published over 225 peer-reviewed papers, and has developed an assistive artificial intelligence system for ROP that received Breakthrough Status from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.