Gary W. Abrams, M.D. Lectureship in Vitreoretinal Disease
Deborah A. Iverson, M.D. Lectureship for Women in Ophthalmology
Robert S. Jampel, M.D., Ph.D., Lectureship in Ophthalmology
Robert J. Netzel, M.D. Lectureship in Ophthalmology
A.D. Ruedemann, Sr., M.D. Lectureship
Dong H. Shin, M.D., Ph.D. Lectureship in Glaucoma
Michael A. Wainstock, M.D. Lectureship in New Discoveries in Ophthalmology
Robert and Gerry Ligon Lectureship in Vision Research
Prechter Endowed Lectureship in Neuro–Ophthalmology
Luther L. Fry, M.D. Lectureship in Cataract Surgery
John D. Baker, M.D. Lectureship in Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Frank A. Nesi, M.D. and Evan H. Black, M.D. Endowed Lectureship in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
FRANK A. NESI, MD, FACS, FAACS
Dr. Nesi is board certified in Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), which indicates that he has special training and expertise in the subspecialty of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. He currently serves as Chief of Oculolplastic Surgery at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He also holds a faculty appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. Following his residency at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Dr. Nesi completed his fellowship training at prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York where he worked under Dr. Byron Smith who pioneered the field of Oculoplastic Surgery. Dr. Nesi is interested in all aspects of plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, tearducts and orbit. Dr. Nesi is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.). In addition to his practice, Dr. Nesi is the founder and Chairman of the Alliance for Vision Research, a Michigan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is “to restore, preserve, and improve vision.” Over the past decade, the organization’s major fundraising event the ‘A Night for Sight’ charity wine auction has raised over $1 million to support local vision researchers and organizations supporting the visually impaired and their families, with a special emphasis on organizations working with visually impaired children.
EVAN H. BLACK, MD, FACS, FAACS
Dr. Black received his medical degree at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at University of North Carolina followed by a two-year Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital and Kresge Eye Institute. He is a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is Board certified in Ophthalmology. He is past president of the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Black specializes in cosmetic eyelid and brow surgery, Botox treatments around the eyes, as well as the surgical management of diseases such as eyelid ptosis (drooping eyelids), eyelid tumors and reconstruction, tearing eye problems, lower eyelid malpositions, thyroid eye disease, and orbital tumors. His research interests include advances in tearing treatments, laser tearing surgery and botulinum toxin investigations. He lectures nationally and internationally, has numerous publications, and is Program Director of the WSU Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Black has been voted Best Doctors in America® each year from 2005 through 2015.
The Frank A. Nesi, M.D. and Evan H. Black, M.D. Endowed Lectureship in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery was created in honor of both doctors by providing lectures on scholarly topics in the field of ophthalmic plastic surgery.