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B.S., Biology/Philosophy, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 1981Fellowship, ITT International Fellow, Det Norske Radiumhospitalet, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 1982MD, Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, 1986Internship, Transitional Internship, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 1987Residency, Ophthalmology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 1990Fellowship, Ophthalmic Genetics, Wilmer Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1990Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, 1991Fellowship, Molecular Ophthalmic Genetic, University of Iowa, 1992
Ophthalmology & Visual SciencesSecondary:
Genetics of Eye Disease,
Pediatric Eye Disease,
Arlene V. Drack, M.D. is a clinician scientist specializing in
juvenile inherited eye diseases. She is the inaugural Ronald V.
Keech Associate Professor in Pediatric Ophthalmic Genetics at the
University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual
Sciences. Her research focuses on inherited eye diseases that
affect children, particularly in the development of novel
treatments. She is experienced in subretinal injection of
molecules to treat mouse models of retinal degeneration, as well as
participating in human trials for retinal disorders. She
co-directs both the clinical and rodent electroretinogram services
at the University of Iowa. Her clinical practice includes the full
scope of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, in addition to
running specialized genetic eye disease clinics.
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