This page shows the details of why an item matched the keywords from your search.
Sarah Rodriguez, MD, MPH, provides comprehensive, compassionate care to children with decreased vision in one or both eyes. Dr. Rodriguez has expertise in treating conditions caused by abnormal eye development, such as amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus (misalignment of the eyes), pediatric cataracts, and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). She also specializes in adjustable sutures for adult strabismus / realignment surgery.
Dr. Rodriguez is not only passionate about delivering high-quality care to her patients, but she is also actively involved in clinical research. She received the prestigious Knights Templar Eye Foundation Career-Starter Grant to study neurodevelopmental outcomes among infants screened for ROP, and she is the Principle Investigator for the University of Chicago's involvement in the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG). Dr. Rodriguez's research has been published in a number of scientific journals, including Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, and the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (J AAPOS). She is currently an Editorial Board member for J AAPOS.
Having completed several medical mission trips to Ghana and Nicaragua, she also has an interest in health disparities and global health. She participated in ROP workshops in Vietnam and South Africa, and she is a committee member for a program dedicated to preventing the next anticipated wave of ROP in Sub-Saharan Africa called SIBA (Stop Infant Blindness in Africa).