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H. Jay Wisnicki, M.D.
Department of Ophthalmology
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, NY  10003

Telephone: (212) 844-2020
Fax:    (212) 844-8221
Date of Birth: February 1, 1956

Additional CV Sections

Publications, Abstracts and Reviews

Presentations 1986-1993

Presentations 1994-2000

Diplomas, Awards and Certificates

Education
 

9/70-6/73

The Bronx High School of Science
Graduated with Honors, June, 1973
 

9/73-5/77

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bachelor of Engineering with High Honors, May, 1977
 

9/77-5/81

State University of New York Upstate Medical College
Syracuse, NY
Doctor of Medicine, May, 1981
 

Post-Graduate Training
 

10/78 - 5/81

Research Fellow, Dept. of Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate
Medical Center - Research in brainstem projections into
the spinal cord and their modulation of sensory
information. Real time biomedical data collection.
 

6/80 - 8/80

Student Research Fellow, Neuro-Ophthalmology Section
National Eye Institute, National Institute of Health
Color vision research with Dr. David Cogan
 

6/81-6/82

Flexible Resident (Rotating)
Framingham Union Hospital
Boston University School of Medicine - Framingham, MA
Rotations in internal medicine, surgery, ICU, CCU, ER, pediatrics
 

7/82-6/85

Ophthalmology Resident
The Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY
 

7/83 - 6/85

Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
 

7/85-7/86

Fellow in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus/Optics
Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD.
Preceptor: David L. Guyton, M.D.
Research interests: Computers in ophthalmology
Development of clinical instrumentation, produced
Current version of Wilmer Information System
 

Professional Employment and Hospital Appointments
 

7/86 - 2/89

Deputy Assistant Director of Ophthalmology
In charge of Eye Clinic and Resident Training, directing
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Clinic
Department of Ophthalmology
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
 

7/86 - 8/91

Assistant Attending
Department of Ophthalmology
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
 

7/86 - 8/91

Assistant Attending
In charge of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Clinic
Department of Ophthalmology
City Hospital Center at Elmhurst, New York
 

7/86 - 8/91

Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
City University of New York
 

7/86 - 9/91

Assistant Attending
Department of Ophthalmology
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
 

10/87 - present

Consult Attending
Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center
 

7/88 - 8/91

Associate Adjunct Attending
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York
 

3/89 - present

Acting Chairman
Department of Ophthalmology
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
 

8/91 - 9/96

Adjunct Attending
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York
 

8/91 - present

Associate Attending
Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
 

8/91 - present

Associate Attending
In charge of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Clinic (through 1/96)
Department of Ophthalmology
City Hospital Center at Elmhurst, New York
 

8/91 - 7/94

Associate Professor
Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
City University of New York
 

10/91 - 6/93

Associate Attending
Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
 

7/93 - present

Attending
Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
 

7/94- present

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Yeshiva Unversity
 

7/94- present

Adjunct Associate Professor
Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
City University of New York
 

9/96 - present

Associate Attending Surgeon
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York
 

Board Certification
 

 

1987 Board Certified - American Board of Ophthalmology
 

Professional Society Membership
 

 

Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
American Medical Informatics Association
New York Society for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery  (past)
Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (past)
Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology (past)
Society of Neuroscience (past)
 

Awards and Honors
 

 

American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award - October 1996
 

 

Heed/Scobee Fellow in Ophthalmology - July 1985
 

 

Medical Student National Winner - First Place,
Mead Johnson Excellence Research Award
National Student Research Forum, April 1981
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
 

 

Dr. Aaron Chausmer Award in Biomedical Computing
National Student Research Forum, April 1981
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
 

 

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) - Inducted 1976
 

 

State University Scholarship, 9/73-5/77
 

 

National Winner - Westinghouse Science Talent Search
National Science Foundation, January, 1973
 

 

Honorable Mention
Tomorrow's Scientists and Engineers Competition - April, 1972
 

Other Professional Activities
 

 

Chairman, Committee on Continuing Medical Education
Beth Israel Medical Center
 

 

Department Chairman Committee, Beth Israel Medical Center
 

 

Member, Executive Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
 

 

Member, New Educational Technologies Committee
American Academy of Ophthalmology
 

 

National Society to Prevent Blindness Vision Screening Task Force
 

 

Member, Executive Board, National Society to Prevent Blindness
 

 

Member, Medical Board, Beth Israel Medical Center
 

 

Member, Medical Board, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
 

 

Faculty Practice Plan Committee - Beth Israel Medical Center
 

 

 Member, Editorial Board, Ophthalmology Times; Editor, Tech Talk
 

 

Chairman, Information Technology and Services Clinical Group (past)
Beth Israel Medical Center
 

 

Member, Information Technology and Services Strategic Council (past)
Beth Israel Medical Center
 

 

Member, Committee on Scientific Activities  (past)
Beth Israel Medical Center
 

 

Representative, Faculty Council, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (past)

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