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  • Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO

    Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO

    Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO

    Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO, has been a member of the optometric staff at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, for almost 30 years, where he is currently director of optometric services and the optometric residency supervisor. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, as well as a founding member of both the Optometric Glaucoma Society (OGS) and the Optometric Retina Society (ORS). Dr Dunbar also serves on the editorial boards for Advanced Ocular Care and Review of Optometry, where he writes the monthly column, “The Retina Quiz.” He graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, and completed an ocular disease fellowship at the Omni Eye Services of Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Rishi P. Singh, MD

    Rishi P. Singh, MD

    Rishi P. Singh, MD

    Rishi P. Singh, MD, is a staff surgeon at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, medical director of informatics at Cleveland Clinic, and associate professor of ophthalmology at the Lerner College of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He specializes in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and age-related macular degeneration. He has authored over 70 peer-reviewed publications, books and book chapters, and is the principal investigator of numerous national clinical trials advancing the treatment of retinal disease. He is a reviewer for various ophthalmology and medical publications, is president of the Retina World Congress, and on the board of the American Society of Retina Specialists. Dr Singh earned his medical degree from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Jonathan Kay, MD

    Jonathan Kay, MD

    Jonathan Kay, MD

    Professor of Medicine

    Jonathan Kay, MD, received his medical degree from the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco, California. He then completed an internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and fellowships in rheumatology and immunology at The Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Kay is Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a Physician at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, where he directs Clinical Research in the Division of Rheumatology. Dr. Kay lectures internationally and is the author of more than 120 publications and book chapters.
  • Alissa Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP

    Alissa Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP

    Alissa Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP

    Clinical Pharmacist

    Alissa R. Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP is an Associate Professor at MCPHS University and clinical pharmacist at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA. After completing post-doctorate residencies at the Medical Center at Princeton and the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Segal taught for several years at the University of New Mexico. In 2007, she joined MCPHS University and established clinical pharmacy services at the Joslin. Her research focus on the care of adults with diabetes has led to numerous publications, on diabetes in older adults and concentrated insulin, and book chapters in the Joslin Deskbook, Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies, and Geriatric Diabetes. She was one of the first pharmacists to receive the Certified Diabetes Technology Clinician certification and is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).
  • Andrew Evens, DO, MSc

    Andrew Evens, DO, MSc

    Andrew Evens, DO, MSc

    Professor of Medicine

    Dr. Evens is Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and he is Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Tufts Cancer Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He was also named the Chan Soon-Shiong Endowed Scholar in Precision Medicine at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Evens completed his Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center (RHLCCC). As a physician-scientist, Dr. Evens’ focus is in the biology, prognosis, and treatment of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin disease/lymphoma. He has designed and conducted a multitude of clinical trials in lymphoid malignancies and he has authored or co-authored more than 150 original articles in this field.
  • Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN

    Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN

    Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN

    Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

    Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACP, DABOM, is a professor of medicine and pediatrics in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition at Boston University School of Medicine, and is the director of the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management at Boston Medical Center. Dr Apovian’s current research interests include weight loss and its effects on endothelial cell function, obesity and cardiovascular disease, adipose cell metabolism and inflammation, resolution of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the bariatric surgery population, disparities in the treatment of obesity in underserved populations and novel pharmacotherapeutic anti-obesity agents. She has given over 150 invited lectures nationally and internationally, and currently serves as President Elect of The Obesity Society.