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Meet Shannon L. Smith, M.D., F.A.C.S.

 

 

SHANNON LEA SMITH, M.D., F.A.C.S.

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION/ TRAINING/ LICENSURE

Fellow, American College of Surgeons, October 1996

Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1993

Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology, October 1992

Re-certified, American Board of Ophthalmology, January 2003

Glaucoma Associates of Texas, Dallas, Texas, Fellowship in Glaucoma, 1991-92.

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas, Residency in Ophthalmology, 1988-91,

Chief Resident, 1990-91

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, postdoctoral Fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology (Ramon Font, M.D.), 1987-88.

UTMB, Internship in Pediatrics, 1986-87.

Licensed, Texas State Board of Medical Examiner,

December 1987

UTMB, Doctor of Medicine, 1982-86

University of Texas at Arlington, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Highest Honors, Alpha Chi, 1977-80

University of Texas at Austin, 1976-77, Dean's honor roll. Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Gamma Phi Alpha fraternities for academic achievement, "Diploma d'Hoimeur" for achievement in French studies.

Haltom High School, Haltom City, Texas, 1973-76. National Honor Society, biology award for scholastic achievement.

WORK EXPERIENCE

June 2000

Opened independent practice,

Glaucoma Consultants of East Texas, P.A.

Nacogdoches, Texas

May 1993-

June 2000

Associated with Lehman Eye Center and Doctors Surgery Center Nacogdoches, Texas, as glaucoma sub specialist

July 1991-

April 1993

Associated with Glaucoma Associates of Texas, Dallas, Texas as glaucoma sub specialist

1982-1993

See Education/Training/Licensure.

1982

Tutored children with learning and behavior difficulties for Psychologist Bea Matheny, in Fort Worth, Texas.

1981

Architectural technician for the firm of Andres, Aldredge and Hebert. Dallas, Texas

1981

Produced Ink presentation drawings for Architect Martin Price Professor of Architecture at U.T. Arlington: for national design competition, and for an international exhibit of a series of his works.

1980

Research assistant to Herbert Phillips, Ph.D., Professor of Embryology at U.T. Arlington.

1980

(Summer) Architectural technician and draftsman for the National American Architectural and Engineering Record of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreational Service. (Measured for and produced ink presentation drawings for documentation of the McNeil Street Pumping Station in Shreveport, Louisiana).

1979

(Summer) Same as above for four PG&E hydroelectric plants in northern California (Red Bluff). These and the above drawings are now filed in the Library of Congress.

1979

Architectural technician and designer for P.A. Rivera, Dallas, Texas.

PRESENTATIONS / PUBLICATIONS / RESEARCH

2002

"Compare Prostaglandins" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; June 20, 2002.

"Compare Prostaglandins" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Costa Mesa, California; May 11, 2002.

"Evaluation of Travoprost as Adjuctive Therapy in Patients with Uncontrolled IOP While Using Timolol 0.5%" presentation to International Conference of Ophthalmology, sponsored by Alcon. Sydney, Australia; April 23,2002.

"Compare Prostaglandins" presentation sponsored by Pharmacia. Nacogdoches, Texas; March 28, 2002.

"Neuroprotection and Prostaglandins"' presentation sponsored by Pharmacia. Austin, Texas; February 10, 2002.

"New Advances in Glaucoma Therapy" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Houston, Texas; January 31, 2002.

2001

"New Advances in Glaucoma Therapy" presentation sponsored by Alcon and University of Texas Medical Branch. Tyler, Texas; October 25,2001.

"Concepts in Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by University of Houston College of Optometry. Tyler, Texas; October 6, 2001.

"Primary Open Angle Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by University of Houston College of Optometry. September 16, 2001.

"New Glaucoma Therapies" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Dallas, Texas; June 12, 2001.

"New Therapies in Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by Alcon and University of Texas Medical Branch. Palm Beach, Florida; June 7, 2001.

"New Advances in Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Arlington, Texas; May 20, 2001.

"New Advances in Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by Alcon and University of Texas Medical Branch. Schaumburge, Illinois; May 17, 2001.

"Managing Glaucoma " presentation sponsored by Alcon and University of Texas College of Optometry. Tyler, Texas; May 16, 2001.

"New Advances in Glaucoma Therapy" presentation sponsored by Alcon and University of Houston Medical Branch. Tyler, Texas; May 2, 2001.

"Glaucoma-Clinical Management" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Atlanta, Georgia; April 27, 2001.

"Glaucoma-Clinical Management" presentation sponsored by Zeiss Humphrey. Longview, Texas; April 17, 2001.

"Effects of Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors on the Cornea" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Barcelona, Spain; March 31, 2001

2000

"Treatment of Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Houston, Texas; September 26,2000.

1999

"Advances in Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Houston, Texas; December 2, 1999.

"Current Concepts in the Medical Management of Glaucoma: A Changing Paradigm" presentation sponsored by Pharmacia and Upjohn, Inc. Alexandria, Louisiana; July 20, 1999.

"Medical Treatment of Glaucoma" presentation sponsored by Allergan Humphrey. Longview, Texas; July 20, 1999.

"Current Topics in Glaucoma: The New Millennium" presentation sponsored by Alcon. Tulsa, Oklahoma; April 29, 1999.

"Glaucoma Update: Medical Therapy" presentation sponsored by Pearson Eye Institute and Pharmacia and Upjohn, Inc. Texarkana, Arkansas; April 8, 1999.

Smith SL, Pruitt Ca, Stewart WC. "The Use of Latanoprost 0,005% Once Daily and its Effect on Intraocular Pressure as Primary or Adjunctive Therapy". Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1999; February 15 (1); 29-39

1998

"Glaucoma Update: New Treatment Options" presentation to Stark Co. Ophthalmologic Society, sponsored by Alcon. Canton, Ohio; September 15, 1998.

Smith SL, Pruitt, CA. "The use of Latanoprost 0.005% Once Daily to Simplify Medical Therapy in Patients with Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension". Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci 1998; 39 (suppl); 256

Font, R, Smith, SL. "Malignant Epithelial Tumors of the Lacrimal Gland". Archives Ophthalmol 1998; 116; 613-616. (Received 1998 Merril Reeh Pathology Award for outstanding clinical contribution), given by ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.)

"Glaucoma Meds Update" presentation sponsored by Alcon Tyler, Texas; May 27, 1998.

1997

“Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin-C” and “Combined Phaco/PCL/Trab with Mitomycin-C” presentations for the Ahmedabad Academy of Ophthalmology's XIII National Symposium on "Glaucoma-Changing Concepts in Management" Ahmedabad, India; September 25-28, 1997.

"Glaucoma Therapy in the 90's, the Shifting Paradigm" presentation sponsored by Pharmacia and Upjohn, Inc. Lafayette, LA; August 14,1997.

"Xalatan" presentation sponsored by Pharmacia and Upjohn, Inc. Beaumont, Texas; January 30, 1997.

1996

Ocupress presentation and "Glaucoma Update" on medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. Longview, Texas; April 24, 1996.

May 1993 - Present

Clinical Investigator for multiple Alcon glaucoma drop studies:

Betoptic S - Pilocarpine - lopidine study

Betoptic S - Xalatan study

Topical Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor long-term study

Comfort study

Timoptic long-term study

Clinical Investigator - Allergan Brimonidine study

(All protocol numbers available for review)

1993

Smith S.L„ Starita R.J., Fellman R.L., Early Clinical Experience with the 350mm(2) Glaucoma Implant and Associated Extraocular Muscle Imbalance, Ophthalmology, 1993; June; 100; 914-918.

1992

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Sarasota, Florida; "Extraocular Muscle Imbalance After Anterior Chamber Tube Shunt to the Baerveldt 350mm(2) Implant", (lecture).

1988-91

Residency lecture series on Ophthalmic Pathology: “Malignant Melanoma”, “Retinoblastoma”, “Ciliary Body Tumors”, “Neovascular Glaucoma”, “Chiasmal Syndromes”, “Fundus Flavimaculatus and Related Disorders”, “Lacrimal Gland Tumors”.

1990

UTMB Alumni Meeting; "Ocular Motor Apraxia", (lecture).

American Association of Certified Orthoptists, Southern Region Meeting; "Ocular Motor Apraxia", (lecture).

1989

ARVO, Sarasota, Florida; "Epithelial Tumors of the Lacrimal Gland", A twenty-three year review, (lecture).

1988

American Society of Ophthalmic Pathology (American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting); "Epithelial Tumors of the Lacrimal Gland", A twenty-three year review, (lecture).

Baylor College of Medicine Alumni meeting; "Epithelial Tumors of the Lacrimal Gland", (lecture).

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