Dr. Rohit Varma Shares Eye-Disease Research at the 2nd Mexico-United States Symposium on Vision Health
More than 40 leading ophthalmologists, vision researchers, and public health/policy experts are sharing data and holding discussions on the global burden of diabetes-related eye disease to develop a plan to address this leading cause of blindness at the 2nd Mexico-U.S. Symposium on Vision Health.
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An internationally acclaimed clinician and epidemiologist, Dr. Rohit Varma is the world's foremost expert on eye disease in Latinos. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Symposium is a partnership between the Government of Mexico and the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and National Eye Institute (NEI). It is co-chaired by Dr. Maria Julia Marinissen, Health Attach, U.S. Embassy Mexico City; Acting Director, U.S. Section Border Health Commission, HHS; Dr. Van Charles Lansingh, Chief Medical Officer, HelpMeSee; Director of Research, "Instituto Mexicano de Oftalmologa (IMO);" Voluntary Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; and Dr. Gyan "John" Prakash, Director, Office of International Program Activities, NIH/NEI.
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