Glaucoma

Tomo Wiggans

Dr. Wiggans holds multiple degrees, including a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), a Master of Engineering (MEng), and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (Dipl.ACVO). His outstanding academic achievements have earned him recognition as an expert in his field.

Sara Thomasy

Dr. Sara Thomasy is a Professor in the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. She received her B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University in 2000 and her DVM from UC Davis in 2005. She then completed a PhD in pharmacology and toxicology from UC Davis in 2006. Following a 1-year small animal rotating internship at North Carolina State University, she completed a comparative ophthalmology residency at UC Davis in 2010. Dr.

Shinae Park

Dr. Park is a board certified veterinary ophthalmologist and Assistant Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, at Purdue University. Her clinical and research interests include glaucoma and ocular Imaging 

Kim Soohyun

Dr. Kim is an assistant professor at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, specializing in comparative ophthalmology. Her research interests include corneal wound healing, the ocular toxicity of metallic-engineered nanomaterials, and advanced ophthalmic imaging techniques. She is particularly interested in utilizing advanced imaging techniques, such as optical coherence tomography for serial retinal and choroidal imaging, ultrasound biomicroscopy, and in vivo confocal biomicroscopy, to monitor various ophthalmic disease conditions in animals.

Julie Kiland

A researcher with over 20 years of experience in glaucoma research and have worked closely with Dr. McLellan in her studies of feline glaucoma since 2008. I earned my BA in Psychology at UW-Madison. After graduation, I joined Dr. Paul Kaufman’s lab studying the ocular diseases glaucoma and presbyopia. In 2003, I received my MS in Veterinary Science, while in the Kaufman lab. My graduate work focused on a possible association of intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering drops in decreasing flow through the conventional aqueous humor outflow pathway.

Kathy Good

Dr. Good is a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist and Clinical Professor of Veterinary Ophthalmology at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She spent 6 years in private ophthalmology practice before joining the faculty at UC Davis in 2008. She has published in several veterinary scientific journals and is actively involved in clinical ophthalmic research. Her clinical and research interests include glaucoma, dry eye, and ocular manifestations of systemic disease.  

Robert Nickells

Dr. Nickells is Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has appointments in the Department of Physiology, UW Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute on Aging, and the Eye Research Institute. His research utilizes the tools of molecular biology to investigate pathophysiologic processes of the retina and optic nerve. His current research focuses on intracellular signaling pathways in glaucoma and neuroprotective mechanisms.

Paul Kaufman

Dr. Kaufman is a Professor in the UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His research centers on studies of the physiology, pharmacology, morphology, cell biology, genetic manipulation, neural control, biomechanics and aging of the aqueous humor formation and drainage and accommodative mechanisms in the non-human primate, seeking to understand the pathophysiology and develop new therapies for the human diseases of glaucoma and presbyopia.

Judith West-Mays

Dr. Judith West-Mays is a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine and Assistant Dean of the Medical Sciences Graduate Program at McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. She is an experienced vision scientist who obtained her Ph.D.  from the School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo. She completed 3 years of Postdoctoral studies at Harvard Medical School and was recruited to McMaster in 2002 from the Tufts Center for Vision Research in Boston where she held a prestigious Career Award from Research to Prevent Blindness. Dr.