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M. Bruce Shields

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Winter


M. Bruce Shields, M.D., chair emeritus and the Marvin L. Sears Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, was honored in June with an international ophthalmology symposium to mark his retirement. During his career, Shields centered his clinical practice, research, and teaching on glaucoma. Before coming to Yale, Shields served as a faculty member in the department of ophthalmology at Duke University; staff surgeon at the Durham (N.C.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center; and consultant at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Asheville, N.C. He directed Duke University’s Glaucoma Service and developed glaucoma treatments involving the application of laser technology.