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Feb. 7, 2011

J. Bradley Randleman, MD Named Editor in Chief of the Journal of Refractive Surgery


Media contact: Joy Bell, 404-778-3711, jbell@emory.edu


J. Bradley Randleman, MD(ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center ophthalmologist J. Bradley Randleman, MD , has been named editor in chief of the Journal of Refractive Surgery . The journal is the official publication of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The journal is a monthly peer-reviewed forum for original research, review, and evaluation of refractive and lens-based surgical procedures.

Dr. Randleman serves as an associate professor at Emory and has served on the faculty at Emory since 2002. His clinical expertise lies in cataract surgery, refractive surgery, corneal transplantation and the management of cornea and external disease. His primary research interests include the diagnosis, prevention, and management of refractive surgical complications. He is also actively involved in improving outcomes for resident surgical training.

Dr. Randleman received his medical degree at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock. He completed both his residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in cornea/external disease/refractive surgery at Emory Eye Center. He served as chief resident from 2002-2003.

“I am honored and humbled to take on the role of Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Refractive Surgery,” says Dr. Randleman. “As I begin my tenure and assume this position, my goal will be to seek out the best, most informative, practice-changing articles in our field and usher them to publication and dissemination expeditiously.” “This is a true endorsement of the expertise and knowledge of Dr. Randleman by his peers and colleagues,” says Timothy W. Olsen, director of Emory Eye Center. “Becoming editor in chief of a major ophthalmologic journal will allow Brad to have a major impact on the field. We’re very proud of his many accomplishments and that he has been honored with this prestigious position.”

In 2010, Dr. Randleman was chosen as the first winner of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Foundation’s inaugural Binkhorst Young Ophthalmologist Award. The award provides the means for an outstanding young ophthalmologist to travel to the ASCRS Annual Meeting and present a paper in memory of ophthalmologist Cornelius Binkhorst, MD.

Dr. Randleman’s work has been published in the ASCRS Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is also a past ASCRS Foundation research grant winner.

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