Iowa Glaucoma Fellowship

Thank you for your interest in our glaucoma fellowship. The glaucoma fellowship is a one-year program beginning on July 1 of each year. We emphasize both clinical and research training in this fellowship. Depending on the interest and funding, an additional year of basic research fellowship may be arranged. Our glaucoma fellowship is AUPO FCC approved.

Find out more about Fellowships at Iowa or email fellowship Director, Dr. Dan Bettis.

Our Current Fellow

Ze Zhang, MD

BA, University of Southern California
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Ophthalmology Residency, Tulane Medical Center

Recent Fellow Graduates

Jason Kam, MD

Dr. Kam finished his glaucoma fellowship on June 30, 2017 and began private practice with Kaiser Permanente in Seattle, Washington

Jiaxi Ding, MD

Dr. Chambers finished her glaucoma fellowship on June 30, 2015 and began private practice at Ophthalmic Surgeons & Consultants of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio.

Megan Chambers, MD

Dr. Chambers finished her glaucoma fellowship on June 30, 2015 and began private practice at Ophthalmic Surgeons & Consultants of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio.

Elisabeth P. Aponte, MD

Dr. Aponte finished her glaucoma fellowship on June 30, 2014 and is in private practice at Essential Health, Duluth, Minnesota.

Shandiz Tehrani, MD, PhD

Dr. Tehrani finished his glaucoma fellowship on June 30, 2013 and joined the faculty at the Casey Eye Institute and Oregon Health Science University

Brian Tienor, MD

Dr. Tienor finished his glaucoma fellowship on June 30, 2012 and began private practice at Arbor Centers for Eyecare, Homewood, Illinois

James H. Burden, MD

Dr. Burden finished his glaucoma fellowship on June 30, 2011 and resumed his career as Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas

Clinical Fellows

William A. Argus , MD , Ft Wayne, Indiana
Roger Barth , MD , Kalispell, Montana
Pierre Blondeau , MD , St. Denis De Brampton, PQ, Canada
Christina Bruno , MD , Falls Church, Virginia
John Campagna , MD , San Antonio, Texas
Dean Carlson , MD , Colorado Springs, Colorado
John H. Fingert , MD, PhD. , University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Thomas Graul , MD , Lincoln, Nebraska
Emily Greenlee , MD , University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
William Haynes , MD , Asheville, North Carolina
Robert Honkanen , MD , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York
A. Tim Johnson , MD, PhD. , University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Cheryl Khanna , MD , Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Michael Krasnow , DO, PhD. , Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
Ed Langlow , MD , Mandeville, Louisiana
John Lee , MD , Decatur, Illinois
Richard A Lewis , MD , Sacramento, California
Reid Longmuir , MD , University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Michael Maley , MD , Elmwood Park, New Jersey
J. Kevin McKinney , MD , Oregon City, Oregon
Martin Mizener , MD , Omaha, Nebraska
Michael Motolko , MD , London, ON, Canada
Robert B Nixon , MD , Rapid City, South Dakota
S. Douglas Owens , MD , Montgomery, Alabama
Gregory J Panzo , MD , Mt. Dora, Florida
Mansi Parikh , MD , Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
Scott Piette , DO , Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Gary K Phelps , MD , Southport, QLD, Australia
Lesya Shuba , MD, PhD. , Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Robert Smith , MD , Lancaster, Wisconsin
Kirk Sturridge , MD , Dothan, Alabama
Ed Sung , MD , Wheaton, Illinois
Yaffa Weaver , MD , Mobile, Alabama
Norman Zabriskie , MD , University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Jason Kam , MD
Jiaxi Ding , MD
Megan Chambers , MD
Elisabeth P. Aponte , MD
Shandiz Tehrani , MD, PhD , Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, Oregon
Brian Tienor , MD , Homewood, IL
James H. Burden , MD , Willford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas

Research Fellows

Nour Arafat , MD , Amman, Jordan
Minoru Araki , MD , Tokyo, Japan
Adnan H Halasa , MD , Amman, Jordan
Sungpyo Hong , MD, PhD. , Daegu, South Korea
Kazuhide Kawase , MD , Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan
Chan-Yun Kim , MD, PhD. , Sodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Chang-Sik Kim , MD , Taejon, South Korea
Young Kim , MD , Pasan, South Korea
Dertad Manguikian , MD , Fairfax, Virginia
Mary Lucy Pereira , MD , Coral Gables, Florida
Samir G Salamoun , MD , Beirut, Lebanon
Anamika Tandon