News & Updates from NOAO

Keep Doing Your Part to Stop the Spread!

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While vaccines continue to be distributed, this is a reminder to stay vigilant about COVID hygiene! Keep doing your part to stop the spread by wearing masks, washing your hands, and practicing social distancing.
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Register Now for the 2021 Annual Symposium!

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Don’t forget to register for Going Global: Adventures in Retina, Oculoplastics, and Anterior Segment on April 15-18, 2021! Visit our website to sign up, and join us either live or virtually. We’ve got a brand new date, a brand new place, and brand new opportunities! For the first time ever, join us on the evening…
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Dr. Patricia Davis: An Advocate for Black Women

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In 1980, Patricia Davis visited a doctor with intense pain in her abdomen. Her doctor diagnosed her with Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and sent her home. Davis knew this was not only an inaccurate diagnosis but a catch-all dismissal of black women who weren’t being heard. 24 hours after her pain began, her ruptured appendix was…
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Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston: Sickle Cell Heroine

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For thousands of years, Sickle Cell Disease has plagued populations, causing anemia, pain, strokes, and death. Through the 60s and 70s, the nature of the disease was becoming clearer, but it was Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston that revolutionized the treatment of this formidable disorder. She became interested in the condition while doing her internship at…
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Register Now for the 2021 Annual Symposium!

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Don’t forget to register for Going Global: Adventures in Retina, Oculoplastics, and Anterior Segment on April 15-18, 2021! Visit our website to sign up, and join us either live or virtually. We’ve got a brand new date, a brand new place, and brand new opportunities! For the first time ever, join us on the evening…
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