Special Thanks to our 2019 Volunteers

Updated: Jan 2


ORAL EXAMINATION

Emeritus Director Panel Leaders Wallace L. M. Alward – Iowa City, IA H. Culver Boldt – Iowa City, IA Nancy A. Hamming – Chicago, IL William F. Mieler – Chicago, IL John E. Sutphin – Prairie Village, KS David T. Tse – Miami, FL David J. Wilson – Portland, OR

Examiners 20 or More Exams Beller, Richard A. - Napa, CA Borchert, Mark S. - Los Angeles, CA Gans, Lawrence A. - Hazelwood, MO Morgan, Rebecca K. - Oklahoma City, OK Welch, John C. - Hastings, NE

15+ Exams Arun, Veena V. - Chicago, IL Bishop, John E. - Corpus Christi, TX Challa, Pratap - Durham, NC Cowan, Gary M. - Ft. Worth, TX Davitt, Bradley V. - St. Louis, MO Dickson, James B. - Columbia, SC Dieckert, J. Paul - Belton, TX Feldon, Steven E. - Rochester, NY Garrity, James A. - Rochester, MN Grajewski, Alana L. - Miami, FL Holland, Gary N. - Los Angeles, CA Iwamoto, Mami A. - Boston, MA Kalina, Paul H. - St. Louis Park, MN Lam, Byron L. - Miami, FL Parelhoff, Edward S. - Woodbridge, VA Weaver, Daniel T. - Billings, MT Wong, Tien Pei - Houston, TX

Mentor Examiners The Examiner Mentor system is designed to educate and instruct new Examiners in the standards of the ABO and its Oral examination process. We would like to acknowledge the contributions of the following Mentors:

Aaron, Maria E.M. - Atlanta, GA Anderson-Nelson, Susan J. - Wheaton, IL Banta, James T. - Bend, OR Beauchamp, Cynthia L. - Dallas, TX Blodi, Christopher F. - Clive, IA Borchert, Mark S. - Los Angeles, CA Bowman, C. Brad - Dallas, TX Bradford, J. David - Little Rock, AR Burkat, Cat N. - Madison, WI Capo, Hilda - Miami, FL Challa, Pratap - Durham, NC Chopra, Vikas - Santa Monica, CA Dieckert, J. Paul - Belton, TX Engel, Harry M. - New York, NY Feldon, Steven E. - Rochester, NY Grajewski, Alana L. - Miami, FL Holland, Gary N. - Los Angeles, CA Iwamoto, Mami A. - Boston, MA Lam, Byron L. - Miami, FL Lee, Michael S. - Minneapolis, MN Mares, Frank J. - Albuquerque, NM Morgan, Rebecca K. - Oklahoma City, OK Olsakovsky, Leslie A. - Charlottesville, VA Panday, Vasudha A. - San Antonio, TX Roth, Elena B. - Ft. Lauderdale, FL Schachat, Andrew P. - Cleveland, OH Stewart, Michael W. - Jacksonville, FL Subramanian, Prem S. - Denver, CO Welch, John C. - Hastings, NE WuDunn, Darrell - Jacksonville, FL Yanovitch, Tammy L. - Oklahoma City, OK Young, Terri L. - Madison, WI

New Examiners Atluri, Prathima N. - Penn Valley, PA Besirli, Cagri G. - Ann Arbor, MI Chan, R.V. Paul - Chicago, IL Chang, Ta - Miami, FL Chen, John J. - Rochester, MN Clements, John L. - Beaverton, OR Cunningham, Matthew A. - Longwood, FL Dille, Brice B. - Greer, SC Fleming, Gloria P. - Delaware, OH Francis, Courtney E. - Seattle, WA Gappy, Christopher - Bloomfield Hills, MI Greenberg, Rachael A. - Highland Park, IL Harper, C. Armitage - Austin, TX Hendrick, Andrew M. - Atlanta, GA Hsu, Hugo Y. - Pasadena, CA Jeyaraj, Vanitha I. - Novi, MI Joseph, Shannon S. - Ann Arbor, MI Li, Jennifer Y. - Sacramento, CA Rolain, Mark A. - Sterling Heights, MI Schotthoefer, Erin O. - Huntersville, NC Shah, Sumit P. - Basking Ridge, NJ Shen, Joanne F. - Paradise Valley, AZ Shriver, Erin M. - Iowa City, IA Sohn, Jeong-Hyeon - San Antonio, TX Solomon, Sharon D. - Baltimore, MD Srikumaran, Divya - Ellicott City, MD Van Gelder, Russell N. - Seattle, WA Vasamsetti, Anusha - Chicago, IL Wendel, Lucas J. - Iowa City, IA

Examiner Trainers Arun, Veena V. - Chicago, IL Heatley, Gregg A. - Madison, WI Tsai, Linda M. - St. Louis, MO Van Meter, Woodford S. - Lexington, KY

Examiners Aaron, Maria E.M. - Atlanta, GA Acierno, Marie D. - Scottsdale, AZ Adelman, Ron A. - Hamden, CT Alabiad, Chrisfouad R. - Miami, FL Alford, Mark A. - Fort Worth, TX Allen, Richard C. - Houston, TX Anderson-Nelson, Susan J. - Wheaton, IL Aref, Ahmad A. - Chicago, IL Arrindell, Everton L. - Nashville, TN Arun, Veena V. - Chicago, IL Arzeno, George - San Juan, PR Atluri, Prathima N. - Penn Valley, PA Banta, James T. - Bend, OR Barbe, Maria E. - Orwigsburg, PA Barkmeier, Andrew J. - Rochester, MN Beardsley, Robert M.-Eugene, OR Beardsley, Thomas L. - Asheville, NC Beauchamp, Cynthia L. - Dallas, TX Beebe, Walter E. - Dallas, TX Beller, Richard A. - Napa, CA Besirli, Cagri G. - Ann Arbor, MI Birkholz, Emily S.-Mankato, MN Birnbach, Charles D. - Lake Forest Park, WA Bishop, John E. - Corpus Christi, TX Blodi, Christopher F. - Clive, IA Boland, Michael V. - Cockeysville, MD Bond, J. Brent - Winston-Salem, NC Borchert, Mark S. - Los Angeles, CA Bowie, Esther M. - Hershey, PA Bowman, C. Brad - Dallas, TX Bradford, Geoffrey E. - Morgantown, WV Bradford, J. David - Little Rock, AR Breit, Sean M. - Creve Coeur, MO Brophey, Gregory J. - St. Albans, VT Brown, Leslie A. - Bala Cynwyd, PA Burkat, Cat N. - Madison, WI Byrnes, Gordon A. - Clifton, VA Capo, Hilda - Miami, FL Capoor, Seema - Lexington, KY Cavuoto, Kara M. - Miami, FL Challa, Pratap - Durham, NC Chan, R.V. Paul - Chicago, IL Chang, Ta - Miami, FL Chaudhry, Nauman A. - New London, CT Chen, John J. - Rochester, MN Cherney, Edward F. - Nashville, TN Chiang, Michael F. - Lake Oswego, OR Chiu, Cynthia S. - Oakland, CA Chopra, Vikas - Santa Monica, CA Chung, Mina M. - Rochester, NY Cioffi, George A. - New York, NY Civantos, Joseph M. - Harvey, IL Clements, John L. - Beaverton, OR Coats, David K. - Houston, TX Colby, Kathryn A. - Chicago, IL Costakos, Deborah M. - River Hills, WI Couch, Steven M. - Fenton, MO Cowan, Gary M. - Ft. Worth, TX Craven, E. Randy - Bethesda, MD Cullom, Mary Ellen P. - Williamsburg, VA Cunningham, Matthew A. - Longwood, FL Davitt, Bradley V. - St. Louis, MO Dickson, James B. - Columbia, SC Dieckert, J. Paul - Belton, TX Dille, Brice B. - Greer, SC Driebe, William T. - Gainesville, FL Dunn, James P. - Baltimore, MD Edgington, Bryan D. - Portland, OR Eiseman, Andrew S. - Mount Pleasant, SC Eller, Andrew W. - Pittsburgh, PA Emerson, M. Vaughn - Minneapolis, MN Engel, Harry M. - New York, NY Ernst, Benjamin J. - Neenah, WI Eustis, H. Sprague - New Orleans, LA Falardeau, Julie - Portland, OR Feder, Robert S. - Chicago, IL Feldon, Steven E. - Rochester, NY Fenzl, Thomas C. - Wooster, OH Fish, Robert I. - Littleton, CO Fleming, Gloria P. - Delaware, OH Foster, William J - Springfield, PA Fountain, Tamara R. - Northbrook, IL Fox, Gregory M. - Shawnee Mission, KS Francis, Courtney E. - Seattle, WA Fredrick, Douglas R. - New York, NY Fulcher, Samuel F. A. - Belton, TX Galor, Anat - Miami, FL Gans, Lawrence A. - Hazelwood, MO Gappy, Christopher - Bloomfield Hills, MI Garrity, James A. - Rochester, MN Giangiacomo, Annette L. -Decatur, GA Gigantelli, James W. -Huntington, WV Goldstein, Jeffrey B. -Asheville, NC Goyal, Raj K. - Chicago, IL Grajewski, Alana L. - Miami, FL Graul, Thomas A. - Lincoln, NE Green, M. Kelly- Marble Falls, TX Greenberg, Rachael A. - Highland Park, IL Gregori, Ninel Z. - Coral Gables, FL Harper, C. Armitage - Austin, TX Hausheer, Jean R. - Lawton, OK Haynes, William L. - Asheville, NC Heatley, Gregg A. - Madison, WI Hegleh, Joseph A. - Sarasota, FL Hendrick, Andrew M. - Atlanta, GA Holck, David E. - San Antonio, TX Holland, Gary N. - Los Angeles, CA Hopen, Gary R. - Hollywood, FL Horns, Dorothy J. - Edina, MN Hsu, Hugo Y. - Pasadena, CA Huang, Andrew J.W. - St. Louis, MO Hug, Denise A. - Lenexa, KS Hunt, Michael G. - Ft. Worth, TX Iwamoto, Mami A. - Boston, MA Jarrett, Anthony M. - La Crosse, WI Jeyaraj, Vanitha I. - Novi, MI John, Denise A. - Ann Arbor, MI Johnson, Anthony P. - Greenville, SC Joseph, Shannon S. - Ann Arbor, MI Kalina, Paul H. - St. Louis Park, MN Katherine Ann - Boise, ID Katz, Linda K. - Lexington, KY Keenum, Deborah G. - Billings, MT Kerr, Natalie C. - Memphis, TN Khalifa, Yousuf M. - Atlanta, GA Khammar, Alexander J. - Chicago, IL Khan, Amir R. - Rochester, MN Khanna, Cheryl L. - Rochester, MN Kim, Brian Y. - Williston, VT Kurz, Daryl E. - Arlington, VA Lam, Byron L. - Miami, FL Lee, Andrew G. - Bellaire, TX Lee, Lee, Hui Bae Harold - Indianapolis, IN Lee, Katherine A. - Boise, ID Lee, Michael S. - Minneapolis, MN Lee, N. Grace - Boston, MA Li, Jennifer Y. - Sacramento, CA Lin, Amy - Salt Lake City, UT Lustbader, Jay M-Washington, DC Malinowski, Susan M. - Southfield, MI Mares, Frank J. - Albuquerque, NM Martinez Navarro, Wanda M. - Gainesville, FL Mathers, Keith J. - Narberth, PA McKinney, J. Kevin - Oregon City, OR Merrill, Pauline T. - Oak Park, IL Mian, Shahzad I. - Ann Arbor, MI Miller, Joseph M. - Tucson, AZ Mills, Monte D. - Philadelphia, PA Mitzel, Duane L. - Scottsdale, AZ Mohadjer, Yasaman - Gulfport, FL Moore, Daniel B. - Lexington, KY Morgan, Rebecca K. - Oklahoma City, OK Mudumbai, RaghuC. - Seattle, WA Munden, Paul M. - Oklahoma City, OK Munir, Wuqaas M. - Baltimore, MD Myers, Thomas D. - Provo, UT Nacke, Randall - Crystal City, MO Nelson, Mark L. - Tacoma, WA Netland, Peter A. - Charlottesville, VA Newton, Catherine - Louisville, KY Ng, John D. - Portland, OR Olsakovsky, Leslie A. - Charlottesville, VA Orge, Faruk H. -Solon, OH Ou, Richard J. - Houston, TX Panarelli, Joseph F. - Scarsdale, NY Panday, Vasudha A. - San Antonio, TX Parelhoff, Edward S. - Woodbridge, VA Parikh, Mansi B. - Denver, CO Pasquale, Louis R. - Boston, MA Patel, Sanjay V. - Rochester, MN Patel, Vivek R. - Los Angeles, CA Perry, Dwight D. - Durham, NC Phillips, William B. - Clinton, MD Potter, Heather A. - Madison, WI Prum, Bruce E. - Charlottesville, VA Quiros, Peter A. - Pasadena, CA Rao, Naveen K. - Peabody, MA Rao, P. Kumar - St. Louis, MO Reddy, Vandana C. - Atlanta, GA Reynolds, Adam C. - Boise, ID Rich, Leonard S. - Mobile, AL Rojas, Mario - Brodhead, WI Rolain, Mark A. - Sterling Heights, MI Rosenfeld, Steven I. - Delray Beach, FL Roth, Elena B. - Ft. Lauderdale, FL Rubin, Steven E - Great Neck, NY Salim, Sarwat - Boston, MA Sang, Delia N. - Brookline, MA Savar, Aaron - Los Angeles, CA Schachat, Andrew P. - Cleveland, OH Schotthoefer, Erin O. - Huntersville, NC Schultz, Jeffrey S. - Bronx, NY Scruggs, Jennifer T. - Little Rock, AR Shah, Sumit P. - Basking Ridge, NJ Shen, Joanne F. - Paradise Valley, AZ Shriver, Erin M. - Iowa City, IA Sidoti, Paul A. - New York, NY Sohn, Jeong-Hyeon - San Antonio, TX Sigler, Scott C. - Edmond, OK Singh, Ravi S. J. - Leawood, KS Smith, Wendy M. - Rochester, MN Sohn, Elliott H. - Iowa City, IA Solomon, Sharon D. - Baltimore, MD Soni, Chetan R. - Bolivar, MO Srikumaran, Divya - Ellicott City, MD Stahl, Erin D. - Kansas City, MO Stevens, Rhoads E. - Honolulu, HI Stevens, Rosalind A. - Lebanon, NH Stewart, Michael W. - Jacksonville, FL Subramanian, Prem S. - Denver, CO Suner, Ivan J. - Tampa, FL Sung, Edward - Wheaton, IL Thompson, John T. - Baltimore, MD Thompson, Lisa S. - Gurnee, IL Tlucek, Paul S. - Portland, OR To, King W. - Bristol, RI Tsai, James C. - Scarsdale, NY Tsai, Linda M. - St. Louis, MO Tu, Daniel C. - Portland, OR Tuli, Sonal S. - Gainesville, FL Van Gelder, Russell N. - Seattle, WA van Kuijk, Fredericus J. - Minneapolis, MN Van Meter, Woodford S. - Lexington, KY Vasamsetti, Anusha - Chicago, IL Wagner, David G. - Potomac, MD Walker, Jonathan D. - Ft. Wayne, IN Ward, Thomas P. - Farmington, CT Weaver, Daniel T. - Billings, MT Weikert, Mitchell P. - Houston, TX Welch, John C. - Hastings, NE Welcome, Brian A. - Greenville, SC Wen, Angie En - New York, NY Wendel, Lucas J. - Iowa City, IA Werner, Mark A. - Delray beach, FL Willen, Christi M. - Lexington, KY Williams, Christopher A. - Upland, PA Winges, Kimberly Mei - Portland, OR Wirostko, William J. - Milwaukee, WI Wong, Tien Pei - Houston, TX Wroblewski, Keith J. - Laytonsville, MD WuDunn, Darrell - Jacksonville, FL Yanovitch, Tammy L. - Oklahoma City, OK Yen, Kimberly G. - Houston, TX Yen, Michael T. - Houston, TX Young, Terri L. - Madison, WI Yung, Chi-Wah Rudy - Indianapolis, IN Zambrano, William - Miami Lakes, FL Zink, Jeffrey M. - Cincinnati, OH Zobal-Ratner, Jitka L. - Slingerlands, NY

EXAMINATION DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Cataract Committee John A. Campagna, San Antonio TX Cynthia S. Chiu, Oakland CA Robert I. Fish, Littleton CO Yousuf M. Khalifa, Atlanta GA Amy Lin, Salt Lake City UT Paul M. Munden, Oklahoma City OK Brian A. Welcome, Greenville SC

Comprehensive Committee Thomas L. Beardsley, Asheville NC Sean M. Breit, Creve Coeur MO Sherleen H. Chen, Chestnut Hill MA Francesca M. Giliberti, Totowa NJ Steven M. Shields, Chesterfield MO Gayle S. Shulman, Livingston NJ Linda M. Tsai, St. Louis MO Chi-Wah Rudy Yung, Indianapolis IN

Cornea Committee Alex W. Cohen, Iowa City IA M. Soledad Cortina, Chicago IL Samuel F. A. Fulcher, Belton TX Catherine Newton, Louisville KY Sanjay V. Patel, Rochester MN Isabella T. Phan, San Francisco CA Christina R. Prescott, Cockeysville MD Divya Srikumaran, Ellicott City MD

Glaucoma Committee Pratap Challa, Durham NC Vikas Chopra, Santa Monica CA JoAnn A. Giaconi, Los Angeles CA Cheryl L. Khanna, Rochester MN Steven L. Mansberger, Portland OR Joseph F. Panarelli, Scarsdale NY Mansi B. Parikh, Denver CO Joel S. Schuman, New York NY

Neuro-Ophthalmology Committee M. Tariq Bhatti, Durham MN Julie Falardeau, Portland OR Courtney E. Francis, Seattle WA Bradley J. Katz, Salt Lake City UT Reid Longmuir, Nashville TN Vivek R. Patel, Los Angeles CA Prem S. Subramanian, Denver CO

Oculoplastics Committee Mark A. Alford, Fort Worth TX Cat N. Burkat, Madison WI Andrew S. Eiseman, Mount Pleasant SC Mami A. Iwamoto, Boston MA Jennifer A. Sivak, Morgantown WV Eric A. Steele, Portland OR Jeremiah P. Tao, Irvine CA Michael T. Yen, Houston TX

Pediatrics Committee Angela N. Buffenn, Los Angeles CA Anthony P. Johnson, Greenville SC Monte D. Mills, Philadelphia PA Evelyn A. Paysse, Houston TX Daniel T. Weaver, Billings MT Christi M. Willen, Lexington KY Tammy L. Yanovitch, Oklahoma City OK

Refractive Intervention Committee Mary K. Daly, Lexington MA William J. Foster, Springfield PA David A. Goldman, Palm Beach Gardens FL Jean R. Hausheer, Lawton OK Paul H. Kalina, St. Louis Park MN Vandana C. Reddy, Atlanta GA Julie M. Schallhorn, San Francisco CA

Retina Committee Amy S. Chomsky, Nashville TN M. Vaughn Emerson, Minneapolis MN Thomas S. Hwang, Portland OR Jaclyn L. Kovach, Naples FL Daryl E. Kurz, Arlington VA Wen-Hsiang Lee, Miami FL Susan M. Malinowski, Southfield MI John T. Stout, Houston TX

Uveitis Committee Esther M. Bowie, Hershey PA J. Paul Dieckert, Belton TX James P. Dunn, Baltimore MD Ann-Marie Lobo, Chicago IL Veena R. Raiji, Chicago IL Wendy M. Smith, Rochester MN Khalid F. Tabbara, San Francisco CA

Exam Development Meeting Co-Moderators Thomas L. Beardsley, Asheville NC M. Tariq Bhatti, Durham MN Amy S. Chomsky, Nashville TN J. Paul Dieckert, Belton TX Samuel F. A. Fulcher, Belton TX Brian A. Welcome, Greenville SC

Mentors M. Tariq Bhatti, Durham MN Esther M. Bowie, Hershey PA Vikas Chopra, Santa Monica CA Samuel F. A. Fulcher, Belton TX Richard J. Grostern, Chicago IL Anthony P. Johnson, Greenville SC Daryl E. Kurz, Arlington VA Andrew G. Lee, Bellaire TX Catherine Newton, Louisville KY Robert L. Schultze, Delmar NY Troy M. Tanji, Waipahu HI Brian A. Welcome, Greenville SC

Additional 2019 Item Writers

Cataract Eric L. Fry, Garden City KS

Glaucoma Troy M. Tanji, Waipahu HI

Neuro-Ophthalmology Andrew G. Lee, Bellaire TX

Pediatrics Douglas R. Fredrick, New York NY

Refractive Intervention Michael W. Fung, Wynnewood PA Richard J. Grostern, Chicago IL Gina M. Rogers, Chicago IL Robert L. Schultze, Delmar NY

Retina Matthew A. Cunningham, Longwood FL

Uveitis Courtney Crawford, Abilene TX

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