David Boyer, MD
Dr. Boyer is a world-renowned clinician, surgeon and educator. He received a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Champaign, after which he completed a medical degree at the Chicago Medical School. In 1976 he finished his residency at the U.S.C. County Medical Center. A year long retinal surgery fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, located in Philadelphia, completed his training. He is currently a leading investigator for various national clinical trials on retinal diseases and serves as an advisor for multiple research, educational and charitable institutions.
Geeta Lalwani, MD
Dr. Lalwani is the founder of Rocky Mountain Retina Associates, where she specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. Prior to Rocky Mountain Retina, Dr. Lalwani was with the University of Miami’s prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology. Dr. Lalwani has published extensively in numerous areas including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, and has been an investigator in a number of landmark clinical studies including PRONTO, SAILOR and HORIZON. Dr. Lalwani completed her fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, completed her ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve, and received her M.D. from Drexel University. Dr. Lalwani is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmologists, American Society of Retina Specialists, the Vit-Buckle Society and the esteemed Retina Society.
Vijay Tammara, PhD
Dr. Tammara has over 20 years of leadership experience in the field of global regulatory affairs, strategic drug development, clinical strategy, and has made significant contributions to the approval of several products. His regulatory expertise spans both oral and injectable dosage forms of small molecules, peptides, proteins, monoclonal antibodies and vaccines. Dr. Tammara previously served as VP Regulatory Affairs at Nuron Biotech Inc., Director Regulatory Affairs at Merck & Co., Inc., Senior Associate Director at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, and Assistant Director at Sanofi-Synthelabo in Worldwide Regulatory Affairs. Prior to industrial positions, Dr. Tammara held positions of increasing responsibility in the Office of Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmaceutics at the FDA and received several FDA awards including the CDER Outstanding Reviewer Award, FDA Outstanding Achievement Award, and Awards of Excellence. Dr. Tammara received his Bachelor of Pharmacy from Kakatiya University, Masters in Pharmacy from Nagpur University, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA.