Glaucoma Researchers

  • downs web

    Professor of Ophthalmology

    Areas of Interest
    ocular biomechanics, glaucoma

  • dreer web

    Director, Psychological & Neuropsychology Clinical Research Services; Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    adjustment to chronic health conditions; development of health promotion interventions for patients and family caregivers

  • fazio web

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest

    investigating intraocular pressure (IOP) and structural changes in the eye in relationship to age, race, and ocular diseases like glaucoma

  • girkin web1

    EyeSight Foundation of Alabama Chair, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric and adult glaucoma, complex cataracts

  • grytz web

    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    growth and remodeling mechanisms in myopia, keratoconus, and glaucoma

  • kwon web

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    form perception and eye movements in the presence of eye disorders; perceptual learning and brain plasticity

  • mcgwin web

    Professor; Associate Director, Clinical Research Unit

    Areas of Interest
    epidemiology

  • owsley web1

    Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology; Director, Clinical Research Unit; Professor

    Areas of Interest
    aging-related vision impairment and eye disease; vision and driving; improving eye care access and quality for underserved populations

  • racette web1Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    early detection of glaucoma progression, structure-function relationship and racial differences in glaucoma, adherence to glaucoma treatment



  • rhodes web

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    cataract surgery, medical and surgical management of adult glaucoma, clinical research

  • samuels web

    Dennis Endowed Professor in Glaucoma Research; Associate Professor 

    Areas of Interest
    medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma including laser therapy; comprehensive ophthalmology including cataract surgery; research and development of glaucoma devices; role of the central nervous system in the development and progression of glaucoma