Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science



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   Kathryn S. Pokorny, PHD, PHD

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

PHD, 1971, Columbia University
PHD, 1971, Columbia University
B.A., 1963, Hunter College
BA, 1963, Hunter College

Languages

French
Spanish