Wilmer Eye Institute honored for best overall, research, clinical programs

October 17, 2005

The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, was honored for excellence in three areas of ophthalmic achievement in Ophthalmology Times? 2005 Best Programs Awards.

Mark L. Dlugoss, editor-in-chief of Ophthalmology Times (left) presents the Ophthalmology Times 2005 Best Programs Award to Peter J. McDonnell, MD, director and Wilmer Holland Wilmer Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute.

Chicago-The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, was honored for excellence in three areas of ophthalmic achievement in Ophthalmology Times’ 2005 Best Programs Awards.

The institution was ranked first in the categories of best overall, best research, and best clinical programs. Each year, the magazine conducts a poll of chairmen and residency directors in ophthalmology programs across the United States.

Mark L. Dlugoss, editor-in-chief of Ophthalmology Times, presented the award to Peter J. McDonnell, MD, director and Wilmer Holland Wilmer Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. Also on hand to accept the award was Walter Stark, MD, distinguished professor of ophthalmology and director of the Stark-Mosher Center for Cataract and Corneal Diseases of The Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

The award was presented before Wilmer Eye Institute alumni and friends at the group’s party at the Chicago Club on Monday evening.