Ophthalmology Interest Group


"If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye" - Honoré de Balzac 



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Welcome to the Ophthalmology Interest Group at HUCM! For information about meeting and event dates, times, and locations, please check out our Facebook Group here.


About us

The mission of the Howard Ophthalmology Interest Group/Student Sight Savers is to contribute to ongoing efforts to prevent blindness. 
This is accomplished by:
Providing glaucoma and vision screenings to underserved DC residents. 
Helping students learn about Ophthalmology as a specialty, and
Giving medical students the chance to gain patient exposure in their preclinical years.

Executive Board

 President: Ali Allahdina

President: Ali Allahdina

 Co-Vice President: Oshman Lopez

Co-Vice President: Oshman Lopez

 Co-Vice President: Sachin Rajpal

Co-Vice President: Sachin Rajpal

 Ex-Officio: Heran Gebreyesus

Ex-Officio: Heran Gebreyesus

 Student Sight Savers Coordinator: Peter Stewart

Student Sight Savers Coordinator: Peter Stewart

 Student Sight Savers Coordinator: Simran Soni

Student Sight Savers Coordinator: Simran Soni