Why did you decide to join OWL? Dr. Okeke: If you’re in ophthalmology, it’s great to meet other ophthalmologists and clinicians, but it’s also great to meet non-HCPs, whether it’s those in the media world, research, industry, or another division – all whose work relates to eye care. I joined the OWL Development Committee because… Read More
What drives innovation in addition to great science?
I have had the opportunity to meet fantastic professionals through this organization and I look forward to OWL events.
Outlet: Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL): Advancing Diversity in Leadership – Blog Interviewer: OWL Publication Date: March 2019 OWL | What led you to joining OWL? Eric: I am one of the newer members of OWL, having joined this past summer. Our firm is an investment bank focused exclusively in healthcare services transaction advisory, and… Read More
Outlet: Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL): Advancing Diversity in Leadership – Blog Interviewer: OWL Publication Date: February 2019 1 | What is the biggest challenge facing leaders today (in Ophthalmology or in general)? Despite the quantum leaps in technology, despite the ever-changing regulatory requirements, despite major shifts in the geopolitical environment, and despite the volatility of… Read More
Interview with Claire Bonilla Outlet: Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL): Advancing Diversity in Leadership – Blog Interviewer: OWL Interview Date: December 13, 2018, 1:00 pm PT Publication Date: January 8, 2019 OWL: How did you hear about OWL and what inspired you to get involved? Claire: In 2015 it was impossible to enter the ophthalmic… Read More
Dr. Savak (“Sev”) Teymoorian was interviewed by Bindu Manne, Board Member at OWL, in October 2018. Bindu: How did you hear about OWL and what inspired you to become a Champion Member? Sev: The first time I heard about OWL was a few years ago. Honestly, what initially drew my attention to it is… Read More
Shifting to a new career pathway can facilitate personal and professional growth. As my husband and I made the move from Minnesota to Arizona at the end of 2016, it became clear that it was time to consider making the transition to an encore career. Aside from my family, the business of ophthalmology has always… Read More
A little over three years ago, I entered the world of Ophthalmology. Coming from another surgical sub-specialty, I realized I had to rebuild my personal and professional network from the ground up, but had no idea where to start. I knew that I could rely on my Alcon colleagues to introduce me to key physicians… Read More
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