Debra Goldstein

    Dr. Debra Anne Goldstein received her medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where she subsequently completed an ophthalmology residency. She then pursued a fellowship in uveitis and ocular immunology at McGill followed by a second fellowship in uveitis at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Goldstein has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, and has lectured widely all over the world. She has conducted extensive investigator initiated and multicenter research projects. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Life Achievement Honor award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the AAO Secretariat Award for special contributions to the Academy, Unsung Hero recognition from the AAO, as well as an AOA clinical teaching award. She was twice awarded the Golden Apple Award for Best Teacher in Ophthalmology when she was a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In April of 2017 she was awarded the prestigious Magerstadt Professorship in Ophthalmology. In 2021 she became an ARVO Silver Fellow. Dr. Goldstein is currently the Magerstadt Professor of Ophthalmology as well as the Director of the Uveitis Service in the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.