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Robert Weinreb

The Power List 2016


Robert Weinreb

Chairman and Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, Director of the Shiley Eye Institute, and Director of the Hamilton Glaucoma Center, California

As a clinician, surgeon and scientist, Robert Weinreb maintains diverse medical and research interests. He oversees all clinical activities at the Shiley Eye Institute and within the Department of Ophthalmology. As the Director of the Hamilton Glaucoma Center, a state-of-the-art laboratory and clinical research facility, Weinreb oversees a team of scientists and staff dedicated to glaucoma research and treatment. His principal research interests include glaucoma surgery, optic neuropathy, ocular senescence, and optic disk imaging – Weinreb is a pioneer of retinal tomography (and of many more retinal imaging modalities too). He is also a prolific educator; many of his (more than 100) postdoctoral fellows in glaucoma have gone on to hold department chairs and other distinguished academic positions in the United States and throughout the world.


Part of the Power List 2016

100 reasons to be proud

Welcome to The Power List 2016 – our second foray into the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology.

Though we realize our list can (and should) never be definitive, who can argue that the faces within – both familiar and new – do not beautifully highlight the brilliance and diversity found within the field?

Here, we celebrate 100 reasons to be proud of ophthalmology.

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