Inherited Retinal Diseases Genetic Testing – Whether, When & How

6 Jun 2018 News
Dr. Alan Kimura and Andy Humes both helped supply information for this article written by Annie Stuart, Contributing Writer in the May 2018 issue of EyeNet.
“The first gene therapy approved for a small subset of
IRD patients puts the profession on the cusp of a new era in
genetics. Peek inside an IRD clinic to learn whether, when,
and how to do genetic testing.”

 EyeNet Magazine, May 2018. © 2018 American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Dr. Johnson attended…

6 Jun 2018 News

Dr. Johnson attended the American Academy of Ophthalmology Mid-Year Forum in Washington, DC, from April 17-21, 2018.  The Forum features a day of advocacy, with the opportunity to meet with Colorado’s U.S. Senators (Bennet/Gardner) and Representatives (DeGette).  This year the focus was on regulatory relief and more efficient use of EHR to meet quality measures.  Dr. Johnson is pictured with AAO Board Member Sanjay Goel, MD, and Alabama State Society President Wonsuck Kim, DO.  All three doctors were classmates in the AAO Leadership Development Program, Class of 2003.

Dr. Johnson sponsored…

6 Jun 2018 News

Dr. Johnson sponsored the CRA team at the Foresight Golf Tournament at the beautiful Sanctuary Golf Course, on May 31, 2018.  This annual charity event benefits the Anchor Center for the Blind located in Stapleton.  Pictured with Dr. Johnson are Brian Byrd, GolfTec instructor, and general ophthalmologist, Gary Jamell, MD.  Not pictured (behind the camera) is fourth team member Theresa Johnson, who salvaged many holes with 200-yard drives from the ladies tee, right down the middle.  The team shot even par, but more importantly helped raise money for a worthy cause while having a great time!

CRA Hosts the Annual US Retina Meeting

30 Apr 2018 News

On April 20th-21st, Colorado Retina Associates hosted US Retina Group’s annual meeting. This meeting brings Retina practices together from all over the country to share best practice in all areas of their businesses. Staying active in learning about new ways for our practice to function and in turn better our patient’s experience is top priority for us.

CRA is the First Recipient of the Health Quality Leader Award

At recent TCPi Collaborative Learning Session in Golden, CRA was awarded the first Health Quality Leader award!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!  This team put in a lot of hard work. This award is well deserved.

Also, after Dr. Alan Kimura spoke, he was told by TCPi that his nomination to the TCPi National Faculty is going to be approved.  Congratulations to him as well!

Dr. Alan Kimura voted President of the CSEPS

CSEPS member elections were conducted in October for leadership positions including president, president-elect, treasurer and councilor to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). CSEPS is pleased to announce the winners of this election:

  • President – Alan Kimura, MD, MPH
  • President-elect – Leonard Seibold, MD
  • Treasurer/Secretary – Jasleen Singh, MD
  • AAO Councillor – Rebecca Braverman, MD

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5th Magrabi International Congress for Ophthalmology

Dr. Alan Kimura visited  Abu Dhabi in January to speak at the 5th Magrabi International Congress for Ophthalmology.

The largest international congress for ophthalmologists in the UAE. They are dedicated all efforts to provide a rich and interactive experience of the scientific congress.

Discussing Vital topics, Scientific breakthroughs and the future of ophthalmology.

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The Colorado Retina Team had a wonderful time this year raising over $10k towards the Colorado VisionWalk!  Foundation Fighting Blindness and Colorado Retina Associates have worked closely on this event for 9 years and every year awareness continues to grow.



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