The University of Arizona

Science of Eye Disease Seminar

"Postgraduate Training Day"


Jorge Rodriguez, MD, MPH Memorial Lecture

Harold E. Cross, MD, PhD

Professor and Medical Student Teaching Director
Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of Arizona


50 Years of Medical Genetics Studies in the Amish

June 13, 2014

5:00-6:45 p.m.

Ophthalmology Conference Room

655 N. Alvernon Way, Suite 108

Dr. Harold E. Cross is Professor and Director of Medical Student Teaching in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science in the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. He was the first ophthalmologist to join the faculty and established the ophthalmology program in 1973. He received his MD degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and subsequently obtained a PhD in medical genetics from the same institution. He completed his residency at the Wilmer Institute before joining the ophthalmology faculty at Johns Hopkins and subsequently moving to Arizona. Dr. Cross’ major research interests are focused on developmental and heritable conditions of the eye.

5:00-5:30 p.m. Reception
5:30-6:30 p.m. Harold E. Cross, MD, PhD - "Treasure Your Exceptions: 50 Years of Medical Genetics Studies in the Amish"
6:30-6:45 p.m. Resident Presentation of Awards


We look forward to the presentation and hope that scientific and medical community members will join us.

The seminar will be held from 5:00 to 6:45 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014,
at the Ophthalmology Conference Room, 655 N. Alvernon Way, Suite 108.

Free parking is available.