Bradford begins term as American Academy of Ophthalmology President

By: Journal Record Staff January 24, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – A Dean McGee Eye Institute physician is the newest president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Cynthia A. Bradford, an ophthalmologist at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, is the 121st president of the academy.

Before serving as president-elect in 2016, Bradford was a member of the academy board of trustees, serving as senior secretary for advocacy from 2009 to 2014.

Bradford’s clinical focus is cataract and intraocular lens implant surgery. She also is a professor of ophthalmology in the department of ophthalmology at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

A graduate of Texas A&M University, Bradford earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She completed her ophthalmology training at the OU Health Sciences Center.