Boston University School Of Medicine Professor,Boston Medical Center Physician Elected To Vice-Chair Of The American Academy Of Ophthalmology

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(Boston, MA)-Hamilton resident Jean E. Ramsey, MD, an associate professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and director of the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at Boston Medical Center (BMC), was recently elected by state ophthalmology leaders throughout the country to the position of Vice-Chair of the Council of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

The Academy has a membership of nearly 30,000 physicians dedicated to helping the public maintain healthy eyes and good vision. The Council is a leadership and advisory body for the AAO. As part of her responsibilities as Vice-Chair, Ramsey will also serve as a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Board of Trustees for the next two years, with an anticipated two years to follow as Chair of the Council.

Ramsey received her medical degree from BUSM and completed her ophthalmology residency and pediatric fellowship at Tufts New England Medical Center. Her clinical interests include childhood vision and the importance of early vision screening.

Ramsey has been a contributor to several books, journals and has practiced as a medical consultant in the field of ophthalmology for numerous years. She is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and recently appointed as assistant dean to alumni affairs at BUSM.