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Elizabeth P. Simmons, M.D.

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

Post-Graduate Training
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
Connecticut Society of Eye PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationmemberExternalState2007
New England Ophthalmological SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationmemberExternalRegional2003
American Academy of OphthalmologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationmemberExternalInternational
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
"A Technician's Guide to Retina Clinic"LectureUConn Division of Ophthalmology2018UConn
"Advanced Ocular Coherence Tomography"LectureUConn Ophthalmology Interest Group2018UConn
"Limiting Complications from Intravitreal Injections"LectureUConn Division of Ophthalmology2018UConn
"How Does Pregnancy Change Treatment?"TalkNew England Ophthalmological Society2018Boston, MA
"Innovative Medical Education and the Arts: Creative Collaborations with the Hill-Stead Museum and UConn Health"TalkHIll-Stead Museum Wellness Weekend2018Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT
"Review of Diabetic Eye Disease for Ophthalmic Technicians"LectureUConn Division of Ophthalmology2017UConn
"The Dilated Eye Exam"LectureUConn Ophthalmology Interest Group2017UConn
"SAPC Panel Presentation on the Promotion Process"Panel DiscussionUConn Departments of Surgery and Orthopedics2017UConn
"Ocular Complications of Diabetes and Hypertension"LectureUConn Ophthalmology Independent Learning Opportunity2017UConn
"Normal and Abnormal Findings of the Dilated Fundus Exam"LectureUConn Team-Based Learning (Block E)2017UConn
"Ophthalmology Introduction"UConn Ophthalmology Interest Group2017UConn
"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