April 2020 COVID-19 Update
Ophthalmology remains at the forefront of the pandemic as it has been discovered that COVID-19 can cause conjunctivitis, more commonly known as pink eye.
Congratulations to all of our fellowship mentors and directors for a truly outstanding match year. All four of our fellowships matched extremely talented individuals and it will be great to add them to our Storm Eye family.
Michael de Guzman, M.D., completed his undergraduate studies at Marquette University and his medical degree at the Lake Erie College of Medicine. He is currently completing his residency at St. John’s Episcopal in Forest Hills, New York.
Ryan Mercer, M.D., completed his undergraduate studies at Clemson University and his medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is completing his residency at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. He has also participated in many overseas medical missions.
Anastasia Alex, M.D., received her Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from Rice University in Houston, Texas. As a senior at Rice, she was the grand prize winner of the Rice Technology Venture Challenge and also was awarded Best Health-Related Engineering Design Project for the Brown School of Engineering. She earned her medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, where she was awarded the Gold Humanism Award. After an internship in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she began her residency in ophthalmology at Ohio State Havener Eye Institute and the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Carolina Adams, M.D., is completing her ophthalmology residency at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, New York. She recently was recognized by Columbia with the 2019 best clinical research award. She earned her medical degree from Universidad Latina of Panama prior to immigrating to the United States for specialty training.