Incoming residents come from around the globe

Posted: March 2009

The innovative, comprehensive residency training program at the UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has drawn top candidates from around the globe.

Under the leadership of Dr. Brian R. Wong, residency program director, and Dr. John Davis, associate program director, the program has been revitalized and strengthened.

Wong said, "We've created a well-rounded program that gives our graduates outstanding capabilities in research, clinic, surgery and leadership that makes them successful."

"We now attract the highest-quality applicants in terms of honors, accolades, board scores and schools," he added.

Below are incoming ophthalmology residents who will join the department in July:

Rasha Ali, MD
University of Illinois-Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

Elvia Canseco, MD
UTMB, Galveston, TX

Hossein Ameri, MD
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I.R. of Iran
Research Fellowship and Faculty at Doheny Eye Instiute, USC

Haijiang Lin, MD
Weifang Medical College, Weifang, Shandong, P.R. China
Post doctoral fellowship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology