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David Vollman

The Power List 2017

David Vollman

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in ST. Louis, and Chief of Ophthalmology at the St. Louis VA Health Care System, MO, USA

Vollman’s research interests include healthcare outcomes, cost-effective delivery of healthcare, and quality improvement. He has served a site director for the Ophthalmic Surgery Outcomes Data (OSOD) research project at the St. Louis VA, which has resulted in eight peer-reviewed publications in major ophthalmic journals and 21 abstracts presented at national and international meetings. Vollman has been recognized with multiple awards for his current and prior leadership, including a VA St. Louis Medical Staff Award, an Achievement Award from the AAO, and the William Oxley Thompson Award for early career achievement from The Ohio State University Alumni Association. He is an avid Ohio State University football fan and loves to spend time and travel with his wife and son.

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Top 50 rising stars

Thanks to the demographics of the developed world, the future of eyecare looks like it will be one of limited resources and rising patient burden.

So who will lead ophthalmology over the next few decades and shape its future? To find out, we asked you, our readers, to vote for ophthalmology’s Top 50 rising stars… and here they are.

Welcome to the 2017 Power List.

In 2018, The Ophthalmologist will be recognising the Top 100 pioneers and game-changers in the field of ophthalmology.

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