Quan Dong Nguyen

Quan Dong Nguyen

Quan Dong Nguyen
Department of Ophthalmology
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA


Dr. Quan Dong Nguyen currently holds the McGaw Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology and is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and the Inaugural Director of the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Prior to being chosen for the chairmanship at Nebraska, Dr. Nguyen was on the faculty at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Nguyen received his baccalaureate from the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire and his bachelor and master of science degrees simultaneously in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a residency in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Nguyen also completed fellowships in Immunology and Uveitis at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Ocular Immunology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and medical and surgical Diseases of the Vitreous and Retina at the Schepens Eye Research Institute and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Nguyen has also been very involved in helping to enhance and promote activities of the International Ocular Inflammation Society. Most recently, Dr. Nguyen co-chaired the Scientific Program Committee for the 2011 IOIS Congress in Goa, the Executive Committee for the 2014 IOIS Congress in Valencia (Spain) and has been elected to serve on the 2012-2014 IOIS Executive Committee. Dr. Nguyen also chairs the 2015 IOIS Congress in San Francisco, the first time in its history that the IOIS holds its meeting in the United States.


Research Interest

Ophthalmology, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Internal Medicine, Eye and Ear Infirmary, Immunology and Uveitis, Ocular Immunology, clinical trials.