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New researcher joins ophthalmology department

Kwon smallMiYoung Kwon, Ph.D., joins the UAB Department of Ophthalmology as an assistant professor. Dr. Kwon’s research focuses on understanding how eye disorders impact the way visual information is processed in the brain and how the brain learns to see the world in degraded viewing conditions.

Protect your eyes: A baseball player's story

“It was just another regular day of practice, and we were doing some bunting drills,” Meade Kendrick said.

Read named to endowed professorship

Read xtrasmallRussell W. Read, M.D., Ph.D., was named the inaugural holder of the Max and Lorayne Cooper Endowed Professorship in Ophthalmology Residency Training. The UAB program is the only ophthalmology residency program in the state.