Julia Haller Wikipedia
Julia A. Haller, M.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Jefferson Medical College. She also holds the William Tasman, M.D. Endowed Chair. at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, where she is Ophthalmologist-in-Chief.
Haller attended the Bryn Mawr School and Princeton University, She received her medical training at Harvard Medical School, followed by an internship at Johns Hopkins and a fellowship in ocular pathology at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. Her residency was at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a retina fellowship at Hopkins. She was appointed the first female Chief Resident at Wilmer in 1986. She subsequently became a member of its faculty, becoming the inaugural Katharine Graham Professor of Ophthalmology in 2002. She also became the first holder of the Robert Bond Welch, M.D. Professorship of Ophthalmology there in 2006. At Wilmer, she directed the Retina Fellowship Training Program. She became the Ophthalmologist-in-Chief of Wills Eye Hospital in 2007.
Her honors includeARVO Gold Fellow, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2015
J. Donald M. Gass Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Macula Disease, The Macula Society, 2015
Louis Braille Award, Associated Services for the Blind, 2014
Heed-Gutman Award, Society of Heed Fellows, 2013
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Life Achievement Honor Award, 2011
AAO Senior Achievement Award
Vitreous Society Senior Honor Award
Kreissig Award from EURETINA, 2008
Gertrude Pyron Award from the Retina Research Foundation and the American Society of Retina Specialists, 2010
She is a member of the Board of Governors of the ARVO Foundation for Eye Research and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton University
She is Emeritus Director of American Society of Retina Specialists and President-elect of the Retina Society.