Category: Interviews

In Pursuit of an Encore Career

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


Michael Onuscheck: Why I Joined OWL

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


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


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


Meet Grace Chang, MD, PhD

Greetings! My name is Casey Lind, and as part of my role on the OWL Executive Committee for Membership to give members exposure and updates on OWL members of particular interest, I am interviewing one of my favorite members and colleague, Grace Chang, MD, PhD. Grace currently works for Alcon R&D in Lake Forest, CA,… Read More


Meet Dr. Leela V. Raju

Donna M. McCune, CCS-P, COE, CPMA, Vice President, Corcoran Consulting Group was interviewed by Bindu Manne, OWL Membership Committee Co-Chair, in early May 2016. New OWL member and ophthalmologist, Dr. Leela V. Raju is in private practice at Eye Physicians and Surgeons in Brooklyn, NY. She is also a clinical instructor at New York Eye… Read More