Ingrid U. Scott

Penn State College of Medicine, USA

Ingrid U. Scott, holder of the M.D., M.P.H. degrees, is Professor of ophthalmology and public health sciences at Penn State Hershey Eye Center, Penn State College of Medicine. She earned her M.D. and M.P.H. degrees from Johns Hopkins University. She completed an ophthalmology residency, a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and diseases, and chief residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Fla, USA, where she served on the faculty for many years. She has served as Vice Chair of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research (DRCR) Network funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), Cochair of the NEI-funded Standard Care vs Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) Study, and Executive Committee Member of the NEI-funded Age-Related Eye Disease 2 (AREDS2) Study. Dr. Scott has lectured widely in national and international forums. She has published over 240 peer-reviewed papers as well as 24 book chapters. She has served as Chair and Methodologist of the Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee Retina Panel of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and has served on the AAO’s Preferred Practice Patterns Retina Panel. Dr. Scott is an Associate Editor of Archives of Ophthalmology and serves on the editorial board of numerous ophthalmology journals, including Evidence-Based Eye Care; EyeNet; Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology; Journal of Academic Ophthalmology; Ophthalmic Surgery, Laser and Imaging; Ophthalmology Management; Retina; Retina Today; Retinal Cases and Brief Reports; Retinal Physician; Review of Ophthalmology. Dr. Scott has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America, and she received the American Medical Association’s Physician’s Recognition Award with Commendation and the AAO’s Senior Achievement Award.

Biography Updated on 13 December 2011

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