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Janey L. Wiggs

The Power List 2021 – Power List


Paul Austin Chandler Professor of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Why is it important to celebrate women in ophthalmology with this list?

There are so many amazing women in ophthalmology who deserve to be recognized for their accomplishments!

What can be done to make the field more diverse?

Encourage young promising students (women and minorities) to pursue ophthalmology and to provide mentoring, especially at key career transitions.

What is your proudest professional achievement?

Leading the NEIGHBORHOOD consortium for Primary open angle glaucoma genetics.

Outside of work, what makes you happy?

Spending time with my family, friends and dogs, and riding my bike.


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