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Elizabeth P. Simmons, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Academic Office Location:
Surgery
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-3540
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.Brown UniversityBiology and English and American Literature
M.D.University of Pennsylvania School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipAlbert Einstein Medical CenterTransitional Internship
ResidencyCole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic FoundationOphthalmology
FellowshipJoslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical SchoolMedical Retina
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
UConn School of Medicine Admissions CommitteeEducation CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity2015
UConn SOM Admissions Committee Interviewer 2015Education CommitteeUniversity20152015
UConn SOM Admissions Committee Member 2015University20152015
Division of Ophthalmology Quality Assurance Committee Advisory CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity2008
Division of Ophthalmology Education CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeUniversity2008
Connecticut Society of Eye PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationmemberExternalState2007
New England Ophthalmological SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationmemberExternalRegional2003
American Academy of OphthalmologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalInternational
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
"Introduction to Ophthalmology"Panel DiscussionUConn Med Student Surgery Interest Group2016UConn
"Retina Case Sampler"LectureUConn Ophthalmology Interest Group2016UConn
"Pigmented Lesions of the Dilated Eye Exam"LectureUConn Dermatology Grand Rounds2016UConn
"Update on the Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of Diabetic Eye Disease"LectureEndocrinology Intercity Grand Rounds2015UConn + videoconferenced elsewhere
"Stem Cell Therapy for Stargardt's and Age-Related Macular Degeneration"LectureUConn Graduate School MEDS 53852015
"Advances in Diabetic Eye Disease"LectureUConn Medicine Grand Rounds2015UConn
"Introduction to Age-Related Macular Degeneration"LectureUConn Ophthalmology Interest Group2015UConn
"The Dilated Fundus Exam"LectureOphthalmology Interest Group2015UConn
"Ophthalmology"OtherNewington High School Career Fair2014Newington, CT
"Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Treatment for Diabetic Eye Disease" (recorded for yearly presentation)LectureUConn School of Medicine2013UConn School of Medicine
"Update for Technicians on Age-Related Macular Degeneration and the AREDS 2 Study"LectureDivision of Ophthalmology2013UConn
"Maturity"Panel DiscussionBronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel2013Yale University Hillel
"Age-Related Macular Degeneration for Ophthalmic Technicians"LectureUConn Division of Ophthalmology2012UCHC