Yearly Archives: 2017

Nominations Now Open for 2017 OWL Awards

It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2017 OWL Awards: Visionary Award OWL’s Visionary Award honors an individual who has paved the way for diversity in their field through significant achievement. Nominees should have demonstrated leadership in their field through their careers…. Read More


OWL at OCTANe OTS – June 2017

OWL was delighted to be a sponsor at the recent OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit (“OTS”), June 23-24, 2017 at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California. The purpose of the OTS meeting is to create a local forum where leading ophthalmology technologists, researchers, clinicians, and entrepreneurs can come together to discuss ground-breaking ophthalmic technologies, unmet… Read More


Interview With Dr. Anish Kapur

Dr. Anish Kapur was interviewed by Laurie Brown, Membership Committee Chair, in May 2017. Laurie: I met Anish at the Hawaiian Eye 2017 meeting this year where he shared his tremendous background in information technology and electronic health record expertise with administrator attendees. Anish spoke on the New Technology Day agenda. Anish also attended our… Read More


Interview with Bob Dempsey

OWL Interview with Bob Dempsey Building a Franchise, a Team and Success in Ophthalmics OWL: Shire has been a huge supporter of OWL and we are thrilled to have you as our first member of the Champion Circle – which is a new membership level launched in January 2017. What motivated you to become a… Read More


Meet Lynn Anderson, PhD

Lynn Anderson, Ph.D was interviewed by Laurie Brown, Membership Committee Chair, in late February 2017. Laurie: I’ve known Lynn Anderson, Ph.D. as a colleague, friend, and OWL member for many years now. She is someone I look up to as a fellow ophthalmology professional, in love with the field and people it attracts. Lynn is… Read More


OWL New Member Profile, Henry L. Trattler, MD

Henry L. Trattler, MD, Ophthalmologist and Founding Member of the Center for Excellence in Eye Care, and Former Lieutenant Commander (R) in the US Coast Guard, was interviewed by Bindu Manne, OWL Membership Committee Co-Chair, in early February 2017. Bindu: Dear Dr. Trattler, welcome to OWL: Ophthalmic World Leaders! Each member has a unique and… Read More


OWL Connect at Hawaiian Eye

Over 100 attendees joined in our OWL Connect! event at Hawaiian Eye January 2017. Our theme was: Shattering the Mold: Overcoming & Understanding Personal Diversity. It was an amazing networking opportunity in a relaxed, island atmosphere. We thank Ocular Surgery News for their generous sponsorship!


Meet Donna M. McCune, Vice President, Corcoran Consulting Group

Donna M. McCune, CCS-P, COE, CPMA, Vice President, Corcoran Consulting Group was interviewed by Laurie Brown, Membership Committee Chair, in early January 2017. Laurie: I’ve known Donna McCune, COE, OCS as a colleague, friend, consultant and OWL member for many years now. She is someone I look up to as a fellow ophthalmology-lifer. Donna is… Read More