6 December 2013
Dr Nancy Newman will give this year’s Montgomery Lecture on Friday December 6th in the RCSI. Nancy is LeoDelle Jolley Chair of Ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine. She also holds the positions of professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, and instructor in Neurological Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine and is a lecturer at Harvard Medical School. Nancy has more than 350 publications, including scientific articles, book chapters and books, including the primary textbook in neuro-ophthalmology, Walsh & Hoyt’s Clinical Neuro- Ophthalmology, 5th and 6th editions. She is co-author, with Valérie Biousse, of the textbook, Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated (Thieme), published in 2009. Nancy has lectured widely throughout the world and is known for her innovative teaching style. She sees both adults and children with neuroophthalmologic problems, such as optic nerve disorders, visual field defects and disorders of ocular motility. Her main research interests include disorders of the optic nerve and mitochondrial diseases.