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Chicago Ophthalmology Society Beem Fisher Award

Each year the Chicago Ophthalmological Society (COS) solicits papers from area residents. The resident who submits the paper deemed to be best in terms of research techniques, writing quality, and clinical or scientific relevance is awarded the Beem-Fisher Award.





Michael Nolan, MD

"Progress Toward Development and Evaluation of a Standardized Approach to Cataract Surgery Skill Evaluation."


Lindsay Ambrecht, MD

"Protected Retinal Function by Sulforaphane on Retinal Ischemic Injury"

Dianna Tamboli, MD

"Retinoblastoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Dataset Evaluation for Treatment Patterns, Survival, and Second Malignant Neoplasms"


Samir Vira, MD

“Textural Interface Opacity after Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK): A report of 30 cases and possible etiology”

Anita Vin, MD

“Omental Stromal Cell Transplantation For The Management Of Corneal Alkali Burn Injury In A Rat Model”

Hajirah Saeed, MD

The Association Between Diabetes Mellitus and Primary Open Angle Glaucoma”


Maylon Hsu, MD

"Indications and Outcomes of Amniotic Membranes in Acute Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysi"

Matthew J. Welch, MD

"Attitudes and Perspectives on Ophthalmology Resident Training: The APORT Study Series Pilot Study"


Derrick Montgomery, MD

"Scotopic Pupil Size and the Level of Pre-operative Myopia as they Relate to the Starburst Phenomenon following Laser Vision Correction"


Christina Delany, MD

"In vitro study of the efficacy of chlorhexidine in the management of infectious keratitis"

Rukhsana Mirza, MD

"The role of lamellar dissection if fibrin glue secured conjunctivolimbal autografts (CLAU) in a rabbit model"


Ahsan Khan, MD

"Microbial Cultures of the Microkeratome Blade Immediately Following Flap Construction in Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis"

Jared Nielsen, MD

"Effect of Neurotrophic Growth Factors on Porcine Retinal Stem Cell Proliferation in Vitro"