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May 22, 2003

Emory Eye Center physician receives teaching award


(ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center physician Hans E. Grossniklaus, MD, is the recipient of a teaching award for clinical faculty members at Emory University.

The award recognizes and rewards clinical teaching services provided by Emory Clinic physicians. The program provides $10,000 awards for salary expense relief for clinical faculty members and requires that each Emory Clinic section raise matching funds.
“We are pleased that the School of Medicine has recognized one of our outstanding teachers,” says Emory Eye Center Director Thomas M. Aaberg, Sr., MD. “Hans Grossniklaus has mentored numerous students over the years, and this award attests to his generosity of spirit and the considerable talents he brings to his position.”
Dr. Grossniklaus is director of the L. F. Montgomery Eye Pathology Laboratory at Emory Eye Center. He is board certified in ophthalmology and pathology and is a nationally recognized ophthalmic pathologist. Dr. Grossniklaus evaluates all cases submitted to the Emory Eye Center’s pathology laboratory by ophthalmologists from across the Southeast. He and his staff evaluate more than 2,000 pathology cases each year.
Dr. Grossniklaus earned a B.A. from Miami University and the M.D. from Ohio State University. He completed residencies in ophthalmology and anatomic pathology at Case Western Reserve University and fellowships in ophthalmic pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He is board certified in ophthalmology and anatomic pathology.

Dr. Grossniklaus has been the director of the L. F. Montgomery Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory since 1989. He also maintains a consultative ophthalmology practice and conducts laboratory research on uveal melanoma and age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Grossniklaus is a resident of Atlanta (30307).

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