Harry Flynn

Biographical Sketch Harry W. Flynn, Jr., MD Harry W. Flynn, Jr., MD received a Bachelor of Science Degree at Wake Forest University in 1967 and his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine in 1971. After an internship at the Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, Dr. Flynn completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine. Following a Retina Fellowship at Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, Dr. Flynn had two years of active duty in the United States Army at the Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonio (1976-1978). Dr. Flynn joined the faculty at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in September 1978. Dr. Flynn is currently holds the J. Donald M. Gass MD Distinguished Chair in Ophthalmology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Flynn has been author or co-author of more than 300 publications as well as 45 book chapters. He has edited or co-edited four books including Diabetes and Ocular Disease: Past, Current, and Future Therapies and Vitreoretinal Disease: The Essentials. Dr. Flynn has held numerous administrative positions including President: The Vitreous Society (1992-1993), President: The Miami Ophthalmological Society (1999) and President: The Retina Society (2002-2003). Dr. Flynn has served as Senior Editor for Section 12 (Retina) of the Basic and Clinical Science Course for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (1999-2002). He has also served as Co-Director of the Retina Subspecialty Day for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (1998-1999). He serves on the Editorial Board of numerous journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Retina, Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers, and Evidence Based Ophthalmology.

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