Dr. Donald Budenz, Kittner Family Distinguished Professor and Chair of UNC Ophthalmology, was selected to present the American Glaucoma Society’s Clinician-Scientist Lecture at their annual meeting held in New York in February.

Dr. Budenz’s lecture, delivered to an international audience of more than 1,500 AGS members, was entitled Glaucoma at the Center of the Earth.  His lecture included results of his landmark study of the prevalence and incidence of glaucoma in West Africa.