Dr. Read is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where he has been on the full time faculty since 2000. He currently is the Director of Education and Residency Program Director for Ophthalmology at UAB and is Chief of Ophthalmology at Cooper Green Mercy Hospital. He is on the Board of Directors of the Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology. Nationally, he serves as the Executive Secretary of the American Uveitis Society; Chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's (AAO) Basic and Clinical Science Curriculum Section 9, Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis committee; and Vice Chair of the AAO Practicing Ophthalmologist's Curriculum Uveitis Committee. He recently became co-organizer of the AAO's Uveitis Subspecialty Day.
Russell W. Read, MD, PhD
Birmingham, AL, USA
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Funding from Research to Prevent Blindness.
Industry research and support from Santen, EyeGate, Allergan.