Dean McGee Eye Institute Announces Appointment of New Cornea and External Disease Specialist
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI) announced the appointment of cornea and external disease specialist Jennifer Lee Wu, M.D., to the Institute as a clinician and surgeon and to the University of Oklahoma Department of Ophthalmology as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
“The cornea is the window of the eye, and the Dean McGee Eye Institute is known for recruiting top corneal specialists to care for the people of Oklahoma and the surrounding region. Dr. Wu’s outstanding credentials make her an ideal addition to our Dean McGee corneal team,” said Gregory L. Skuta, MD, DMEI President and CEO and Edward L. Gaylord Professor and Chair of the OU Department of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Wu joins the Dean McGee Eye Institute from the Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, where she completed her residency in ophthalmology and a fellowship in cornea and external disease. She was an ophthalmologist at the Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center and a clinical ophthalmology instructor with Keck Medical Center of USC.
A native of New York, Dr. Wu earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Yale College and her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Wu sees patients at the DMEI’s Oklahoma Health Center facility in Oklahoma City.
About the Dean McGee Eye Institute
The Dean McGee Eye Institute is dedicated to serving all Oklahomans and the global community through excellence and leadership in patient care, education and vision research. It is one of the largest and most respected eye institutes in the United States and houses the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Its research and training programs are among the most highly regarded in the country. Nineteen of the Institute’s ophthalmologists are listed in the Best Doctors in America; its Director of Vision Research is a Past President of the International Society for Eye Research, Past Vice President of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and a recipient of ARVO’s prestigious Proctor Medal; two members of the faculty are recent or current directors of the American Board of Ophthalmology; three serve on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; one is Vice Chair of the Residency Review Committee in Ophthalmology for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; and one is President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Past President of the American Glaucoma Society. For more information, visit www.dmei.org.
Posted on Wed, October 1, 2014
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