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Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Faculty Overview

Eve J. Higginbotham SM, MD

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Professor of Ophthalmology
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
John Morgan Bldg
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
SM (Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975.
SB (Chemical Engineering)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975.
MD
Harvard Medical School, 1979.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Pacific Medical Center, 1975-1980.
Residency, Louisiana State University, 1980-1983.
Chief Resident, Louisiana State University, 1982-1983.
Glaucoma Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1983-1985.
Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, MCP Hahnemann University, 2001-2001.
Council for Dean Fellowship, Dr. Arthur Rubenstein, Dean,University of Pennsylvania, Mentor, 2004-2004.
General Internal Medicine for Subspecialists, Harvard Medical School, 2006-2006.
Leadership Conference for New Deans, AAMC-Phase I, 2006-2006.
Leadership Conference for New Deans, AAMC-Phase II, 2007-2007.
Leadership at the Peak, Center for Creative Leadership, 2009-2009.
Certifications
The American Board of Ophthalmology, Sub-specialty: Glaucoma, 1985.
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Selected Publications

Higginbotham EJ, Bartley GB.: Interview with Eve J. Higginbotham, MD. JAMA Ophthalmology 131(1): 96-97, 2013.

Me'Ja Day, Higginbotham EJ.: Spotlight, Laser Trabeculoplasty: A Patient-Centered View in Glaucoma, Second Edition. Elsevier. Shaarawy TM, Sherwood MB, Hitching RA, Crowston JG. (eds.). 2013.

Higginbotham, EJ.: The Word of the Day in Healthcare: Accountability. Glaucoma Today Sept/Oct 2012.

Higginbotham, EJ.: Glaucoma Screenings and Treatment Under Siege. When Will the Evidence be Enough? Glaucoma Today May/June 2012.

Higginbotham, EJ.: The Physician Workforce Revisited: What are the Implications for Ophthalmology? Arch Ophthalmol 130: 648-649, 2012.

Higginbotham EJ.: Making the Case for Hastening the Progress towards Health Equity. Commentary, Institute of Medicine, Washington DC 2012.

Kass MA, Gordon MO, Gao F, Heuer DK, Higginbotham EJ, Johnson CA, Keltner JK, Miller JP, Parrish RK, Wilson MR.: Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study Group. Delaying Treatment of ocular hypertension: the ocular hypertension treatment study. Arch Ophthalmol 128(3): 276-87, March 2010.

Higginbotham EJ, Olander KW, Kim EE, Grunden JW, Kwok KK, Tressler CS.: United States Fixed-Combination Study Group. Fixed combination of latanoprost and timolol vs. individual components for primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension: a randomized, double-masked study. Arch Ophthalmol 2: 165-72, Feb 2010.

Higginbotham EJ.: Considerations in glaucoma therapy; fixed combinations versus their component medications. Clin Ophthalmolol 4: 1-9, Feb 2 2010.

Higginbothanm EJ. and Lippa L.: Assessing the status of ophthalmic education 100 years after the Flexner Report. Arch Ophthalmol 128(12): 1600-01, 2010.

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