Linda DagiDepartment Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA F1000 Section Head (since 06 April 2011)
Linda Dagi is the Director of the Adult Strabismus Program at Childrens Hospital Boston and the ophthalmic division of the Craniofacial Program at Childrens. She is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School.
BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION:
Dr Dagi received her AB magna cum laude in Biochemistry, from Harvard College in 1978 and her MD from Harvard Medical School in 1983. Her internship in Internal Medicine was followed by residency in Ophthalmology at Georgetown University Hospital. She has dual fellowship training, both in neuro-ophthalmology, from the National Eye Institute, and pediatric ophthalmology, from Childrens Hospital Boston. Originally in practice in Atlanta with a clinical appointment at Emory, and as state representative to the National Childrens Eye care project, she was invited to join the faculty at Harvard Medical School to enhance their program in adult and complex strabismus and the management of craniofacial disorders.
Dr Dagi is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the New England Ophthalmological Society. She has been the recipient of a Westinghouse Science Talent Search Award, the Von L Meyer Travelling Award and three time recipient of the Robert A Petersen Teaching Award. She has served on the Outcomes and Policies Committee of the AAPOS, and is the Director of Quality Assurance for the Department of Ophthalmology at Childrens Hospital. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and maintains the PIER amblyopia and strabismus site, for the American College of Physicians.
Dr Dagis primary clinical and research interests are in the field of complex strabismus. Publications focus on the management of thyroid orbitopathy, treatment of cranial nerve palsies, and other forms of complex strabismus and optimizing management of ophthalmic disorders seen in association with craniofacial disorders. She is a principal investigator for a number of studies coordinated by the Pediatric Eye Diseases Investigator Group.
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