2018 Planning Committee

The planning committee:

Gregory Auner, Ph.D.
Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System 
Research Director—Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, HFHS 
Detroit, MI  

Elizabeth Baron 
Virtual Reality & Advanced Visualization Technical Specialist
Ford immersive Vehicle Environment
Ford Research Lab Product Development Center 
Dearborn, MI

Larry Burns, Ph.D., M.S., B.S.
Former VP Research and Development
General Motors
Warren, MI

Thomas G. Dennehy, M.S., B.S.
Senior Data Scientist, Analytics Center of Excellence
Element Fleet Management
Van Buren Twp, MI

Paul Edwards, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Chairman, The McCole Chair
Department of Ophthalmology, HFHS
Detroit, MI

David J. Goldman, M.D.
Assistant Medical Director
Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI

Philip C Hessburg, M.D.
Medical Director
Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI

Roseanne Horne
Coordinator Special Events
World Research Congresses
Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
Henry Ford Health System

Edward R O’Malley, M.D.
Physician-in-Charge Henry Ford Medical Center - Cottage
Department of Ophthalmology
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI

Gerald McGwin, Jr., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Vice Chairman
Department of Epidemiology
University of Alabama at ‘
Birmingham, AL

Lylas Mogk, M.D.
Center for Vision Rehabilitation and Research
Department of Ophthalmology, HFHS
Detroit, MI

Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair for Clinical Research 
Director of the Clinical Research Unit
Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Joseph Rizzo, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Boston, MA

Thomas Seder, Ph.D.
GM Technical Fellow
Chief Technologist, HMI
GM Technical Center
Warren, MI