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2024 Scientific Forum – Agenda

Richmond Regional Scientific Forum

June 7 – 8, 2024 at the Hilton Richmond Downtown

Draft Agenda


Friday, June 7

1:00pmTabletop Booth SetupSalon C
1:00pmPoster SetupRiver City Pre-Function Area
1:30 pmRegistrationLobby
2:00 pmScientific SessionMiller Room
Dragged Fovea Diplopia SyndromeMohannad Al Samarraie, MD
Assistant Professor, VCU Ophthalmology, Richmond, VA
Pearls & Pitfalls in Uveitis Diagnosis

 & Management

Arthi Venkat, MD, MS
Associate Residency
UVA Ophthalmology, Charlottesville, VA
Practice ManagementGarth Stevens, Jr., MD
Eye Care Center of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Medical Missions in El SalvadorMichael O Hughes, BCO, BADO & Neill Hughes, Artificial Eye Clinic, Vienna, VA


Highlights of Immune Related Disorders of the External EyeMary K. Daly, MD, Chair
VCU Ophthalmology, Richmond, VA


Poster PresentationsRiver City Pre-Function Area
5:00pmReception for All Attendees & VendorsExhibit Hall, Salon C
6:00pmDinner on Your Own



Saturday, June 8

7:00 amContinental Breakfast, ExhibitsExhibit Hall, Salon C
Poster PresentationsRiver City Pre-Function Area
7:30 amRegistrationLobby
8:00 amScientific SessionMiller Room


The Latest Treatment Modalities for CRVOTravis J. Peck, MD
Retina Consultants of Delmarva, Salisbury, Maryland
Immunotherapy/Anticancer Drugs and UveitisSurbhi Bansal, MD
Assistant Professor, VCU Ophthalmology
Richmond, VA
Topical Corticosteroid Challenge as Predictor of IOP Response Post Intravitreal Corticosteroid Analogues


Arianna White, Pre-Med Student
Manassa, VA
Eye Exams for All? Knowing Who Actually Needs to be Seen by an Eye DoctorEvan Silverstein, MD
Associate Program Director, VCU Ophthalmology, Richmond, VA
10:00amCoffee BreakExhibit Hall, Salon C
Resident Oral Presentations

  • UVA Ophthalmology
  • VCU Ophthalmology
  • EVMS Ophthalmology
Miller Room
Rapid Fire Cornea PearlsMary K. Daly, MD, Chair
VCU Ophthalmology, Richmond, VA
Boxed Lunches/AwardsMiller Room
2:00pmMeeting Ends


For more information and to sign up, contact Chrissy Cannaday (

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