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Subspecialties Health Economics and Policy

From The Ground Up

At a Glance

  • The Casey Eye Institute has partnered with Siriraj Medical School and the Mandalay Eye & ENT Hospital to improve eye care in
  • The program – led by Mitchell Brinks and Yee Yee Aung– has links with four medical institutes in Southeast Asia: two in Myanmar; the Mandalay Eye and ENT Hospital and Shwe Yatu Tipitaka Eye Hospital, and two in Thailand; the Siriraj Medical School and BDMS/Bangkok Hospital System
  • Alongside Ophthalmic Specialty Fellowships,, the program offers mid-level personnel training, biomedical engineer training, pediatric screening, training for an Ocularist, Echographer, an improved health  database and research capacity development
  • The Casey/Myanmar partnership program has grown along with outreach partnerships in the South Pacific and the USA, as the team builds on its outreach programs in Oregon.

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Mitchell Brinks

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Casey Eye Institute, Oregon, and Director of the OHSU Global Ophthalmology Program.

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