Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science



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   Kathryn S. Pokorny, Ph.D., M.S./P

Associate Professor-Research
Director of Research. Director Lions Eye Research Laboratory
Executive Director of New JeOphthalmology Alumni Association

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science
pokornkl@njms.rutgers.edu

 


Overview

GRADUATE: Columbia University, New York, NY
(Cell and Molecular Biology) M.S., Ph.D.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS:
Ophthalmic Pathology
Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital, New York, NY
Dr. Frederick A. Jakobiec,
Professor & Chairman (current: Harvard Medical School)
Departments Ophthalmology and Pathology

Experimental Pathology
Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences
New York Zoological Society, New York, NY
Sponsors: Drs. Ross Nigrelli, Professor;
Kenneth Gold, Associate Professor, Assistant Director

UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS:
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science (IOVS)
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Formerly,
University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Director of Research and Director, Lions Eye Research of NJ Laboratory, IOVS
Co-Director, Division of Ophthalmic Pathology, IOVS
Chairperson
Grand Rounds Guest Lecture Series, IOVS
Executive Director
New Jersey Resident Alumni Association, iovs

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Ocular pathology; diagnostic ocular ultrastructure and histopathology; metabolic (lysosomal)
storage diseases and ocular involvement; vision screening.


English Language Editor, Current Eye Research





Co-Director
Division of Ophthalmic Pathology
Director, Lions Eye Research of NJ Laboratory



Education

Ph.D., 1971, Columbia University
M.S./P, 1971, Columbia University
B.A., 1963, Hunter College

Languages

French
Spanish