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Research Day Agenda

Friday, June 21, 2024

7:30 a.m.Registration and breakfast
7:55 a.m.Welcome and opening remarks
8:00 a.m.

"The Effect of Lid Tightening Procedures on Intraocular Pressure"

Katie Pongetti, MD
Kyle Lewis, MD, Preceptor

8:30 a.m.

"Inner Limiting Membrane Peeling during Vitreoretinal Surgery Effects on Refractive"

Christian Karam, MD
Albert Lin, MD, Preceptor

9:00 a.m.

"Glycated Proteins in Diabetic Retinopathy"

Stuart McFarland, MD
Federico Gonzalez-Fernandez, MD, PhD, Preceptor

9:30 a.m.

"Infection of Gore-Tex Suture after Sutured Scleral Fixated Intraocular Lens"

Phillip Qu, MD
Albert Lin, MD, Preceptor

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

"Long Term Outcomes in Traumatic Hyphema Based on Mechanism of Injury"

Joshua Aultman, MD
William Watkins, MD, Preceptor

10:45 a.m.

"Management of Traumatic Cataracts in Pediatric Patients and Their Visual Outcomes"

Adam VanDenLangenberg, MD
Nils Mungan, MD, Preceptor

11:15 a.m.

"Evaluating the Utility of Ophthalmology Consultation in Patients with Bacteremia and Fungemia at the University of Mississippi Medical Center"

Sarah Grace Sobiesk, MD
Albert Lin, MD, Preceptor

11:45 a.m.

"Comparing Resident-Led Cataract Surgery Outcomes to Standards Set by IRIS Registry"

Daniel Salvador, MD
Kevin Mays, MD, Preceptor

12:15 p.m.LUNCH / All Dept. Staff Picture and Faculty only Picture
1:00 p.m.


"The Changing Face of The Glaucoma Management Paradigm"
Oluwatosin U. Smith, M.D.
Attending Physician and Surgeon, Glaucoma Associates of Texas; Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

2:00 p.m.

"Determining the Relationship between Enhanced Depth Imaging - Optical Coherence Tomography Findings and the Level of Intracranial Pressure"

Brian Bowden, MD
William Watkins, MD, Preceptor

2:30 p.m.

"A Survey of Ophthalmology Residents and Fellows to Gauge Interest in Involvement in Political Advocacy"

John Dehnel, MD
Kimberly Crowder, MD, Preceptor

3:00 p.m.

"Compositional Changes of Pre-Injection C3F8 and SF6 as Related to Time and Syringe Position in an Outpatient and Emergency Setting"

Daniel McClung, MD
William Watkins, MD, and Albert Lin, MD, Preceptors

3:30 p.m.

"XEN Gel Stent Outcomes Using Topical Steroids vs DEXTENZA Implant"

Caleb Senn, MD
Jay Craddock, MD, Preceptor

4:00 p.m.


4:30 p.m.Adjourn

As mandated by ACCME, all faculty participating in this continuing medical education program are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict related to the content of their presentation.  Every effort has been made by the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Division of Continuing Health Professional Education to convey this to participating faculty.

No planners or speakers have any relevant financial relationships with the exception of Dr. Kyle Lewis. He is on the speakers bureau for Horizon Therapeutics.  Any potential conflicts of interest have been mitigated through an attestation that he will not present recommendations regarding the use of drugs or devices from companies with which he has a financial relationship.


AMA - The University of Mississippi School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing

Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Mississippi School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA

Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their

participation in the educational activity.


CEUs - This activity is approved by the University of Mississippi Medical Center Division of Continuing Health

Professional Education for a maximum of 7.25 hours (0.725 CEUs) continuing education units.


Overall Objective

Upon completion of this seminar, participants should be able to discuss and critically evaluate current ophthalmology research projects and case studies at the basic and clinical science level.