Lynn Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Diversity Affairs
Professor & Vernon O. Underwood Family Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
About the Presenter
Dr. Lynn Gordon is the Vernon O. Underwood Family Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, and the Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is a past fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women, and currently chair of the Group on Women in Science and Medicine (GWIMS) and is a member of the Group on Diversity and Inclusion (GDI) of the AAMC.
She has been an active clinician scientist for more than two decades and has received research funding from the National Eye Institute, the VA Merit system, the American Health Assistance Foundation, and Research to Prevent Blindness, among other foundations. She participates in both bench and translational research, and is on the executive committee for NORDIC, which conducts prospective clinical trials in Neuro-ophthalmology. Her research has resulted in multiple patents and more than 100 publications, book chapters, and reviews. She has a deep interesting in sustaining research in medical schools and enhancing the diversity of individuals in science and medicine."
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