Paul Sternberg Archives
Major commitment bolsters Vanderbilt’s retinal vision research efforts
Sep. 22, 2022—A $10 million gift from the International Retinal Research Foundation will establish a center dedicated to retinal vision research at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute and a directorship to support a physician-scientist leader in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
Sternberg to step down after two decades at Vanderbilt
Aug. 16, 2022—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, is stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, effective June 30, 2023.
Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville clinic celebrates one-year anniversary
Jun. 27, 2022—Leadership from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and local officials came together on June 24 to cut a ribbon in a delayed celebration of the opening of the Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville Clinic.
Vanderbilt Eye Institute debuts new Murfreesboro location
Mar. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) and local dignitaries came together last week for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of VEI’s new location in Murfreesboro.
Medical Center leaders announce Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine
Jun. 21, 2021—Leaders at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine announce the creation of the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine (AECM). The mission of the Academy is to recognize and advance exceptional patient care.
RPB grant to support research, treatment of blinding diseases
Jul. 9, 2020—Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) recently awarded a grant to investigators in Vanderbilt’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.
Sternberg lands top award from Macula Society
Mar. 12, 2020—During the recent Macula Society annual meeting, Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, G. W. Hale Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, received the organization’s highest honor, the Gass Medal for outstanding contributions in the study of macular diseases.
Sternberg honored by American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nov. 21, 2019—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, recently received the American Academy of Ophthalmology EnergEYES Award, given by the academy’s young ophthalmologists.
Eye Institute receives $10 million gift for vision research efforts
Jul. 25, 2019—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) has received a $10 million gift that will fund regenerative visual neuroscience research to develop transformative therapies for eye diseases.
Research to Prevent Blindness awards grants to Department of Ophthalmology
Jul. 1, 2019—Vanderbilt Eye Institute receives grants to Research to study causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.
Patient-centered design to be focus of StrategyShare19
Apr. 18, 2019—StrategyShare19, an annual, interactive event at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to showcase innovations and initiatives to advance the Medical Center’s Strategic Directions, is focusing this year on Design for Patients and Families — one of the four Strategic Directions — and efforts to enhance patient, clinician and staff experiences.
Upgrade to bring enhanced features, functionality to eStar
Apr. 4, 2019—In the early morning hours of April 7, eStar, the Epic-based electronic health record (EHR) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will undergo its first major upgrade since the system went live in a coordinated “Big Bang” across most of the Medical Center in November 2017.