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William H. Ehlers, M.D.

Associate Professor, Surgery
Academic Office Location:
Surgery
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6227
Phone: 860-679-3540
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.F.A.University of NebraskaArt
M.D.University of Nebraska College of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyEastern Virginia Medical SchoolOphthalmology
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineCornea and External Disease

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Outstanding Service AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
Outstanding Service AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
William H. Ehlers Advocacy AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
America's Best Doctors, 2009-2016Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Secretariat Award, 2009, 2012American Academy of Ophthalmology
Honor AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
Hartford's Top Doctors, 2007-2016Hartford Magazine
Service AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
David W. Parke AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
Outstanding Leadership AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians
Outstanding Service AwardConnecticut Society of Eye Physicians

Refractive Errors, Contact Lens Complications, Education and Certification

Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationSecretary for Public AffairsExternalInternational20132016
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationPresidentExternalInternational20092011
CLAO Education and Research FoundationCommunity ServiceBoard of DirectorsExternalInternational20092015
International Council on OphthalmologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee on Uncorrected Refractive ErrorExternalInternational20082011
American Society of Cataract & Refractive SurgeryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational20082013
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationPresident ElectExternalInternational20072009
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationPresidentExternalInternational20062007
Carrier Advisory Committee (Medicare)Advisory CommitteeOphthalmology AdvisorExternalRegional20062008
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationSecretary of CertificationExternalInternational20042007
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationChair, Audit and FinanceExternalInternational20032005
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationScientific Innovations TeamExternalInternational20032004
Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians (CSEP)Professional/Scientific OrganizationPresidentExternalState20022004
Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians (CSEP)Professional/Scientific OrganizationPresident ElectExternalInternational20002002
Connecticut State Medical SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState20002014
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationChair, Scientific Program Course Selection CommitteeExternalInternational19992003
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of DirectoraExternalInternational19992009
Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians (CSEP)Professional/Scientific OrganizationSecretary/TreasurerExternalState19982000
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationScientific Program Course Selection CommitteeExternalInternational19961999
Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians (CSEP)Professional/Scientific JournalCo-Chair, Legislative CommitteeExternalNational19962016
The Cornea SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational19962016
CLAO Regional Basic Contact Lens CoursesProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCo-ChairExternalInternational19951999
Comprehensive Eye Care NetworkAdvisory CommitteeBoard of DirectorsExternalState19951999
CLAO JournalProfessional/Scientific JournalEditorial BoardExternalInternational19932005
Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians (CSEP)Professional/Scientific OrganizationExecutive CommitteeExternalState19922016
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationCo-Chair, Scientific Poster CommitteeExternalInternational19921995
American Red CrossCommunity ServiceVolunteerExternalRegional19921998
American Red CrossCommunity ServiceTraining and Volunteer Services, Recruitment CommitteeExternalRegional19921993
Connecticut Eye Injury RegistryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMedical DirectorExternalState19901998
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationClinical Skills EvaluatorExternalInternational19902013
American Academy of OphthalmologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationDiplomateExternalInternational19902016
Contact Lens Association of OphthalmologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational19902016
Connecticut Society of Eye PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState19902016

Contact Lens Related Complication

Journal Articles

Conference Papers

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Bifocal Contact LensesLectureCLAO Regional Contact lens Course1993Philadelphia
Toric Contact LensesLectureCLAO Regional Contact Lens Course1993Philadelphia, PA
Disposable and Frequent Replacement Contact LensesLectureCLAO Regional Contact Lens Course1993Philadelphia, PA
Refractive Surgery in the 1990'sLectureCSEP Semi-Annual Meeting1991Connecticut
Ocular Allergic Disorders: Update and Current ResearchLectureUniversity of Nebraska Family Physicians1991Omaha, NE
Evidence of Neutrophil Chemotactic Factor (NCF) Derived From Conjunctival Epithelial Cell: Preliminary CharacterizationsTalkCLAO Annual Meeting1990Las Vegas, NV
The Induction of Corneal Inflammation by Factors Derived from Injured CorneasTalkARVO Annual Meeting1990Sarasota, FL
Update on Corneal Surgical ProceeduresLectureTidewater Annual Ophthalmic Personnel Seminar1990Norfolk, VA
The Induction of an Inflammatory Reaction (Similar to Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis) by Chemotactic Factors Derived From Conjunctival CellsTalkARVO Annual Meeting1990Sarasota, FL
Factors Influencing Aqueous Humor Concentration of Epsilon-Aminocaproic Acid Following Topical ApplicationTalkARVO Annual Meeting1988Sarasota, FL