How is one man working to eradicate blindness in developing countries? Find out at Case for Sight’s Distinguished Lecture April 19

Case for Sight distinguished lecture flyerCase for Sight will host its Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Thwing Center ballroom.

Geoffrey Tabin, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Utah, will present “Impossible Dreams – The Ascent of Everest and Eradicating World Blindness.”

The Dalai Lama named Tabin an “unsung hero” in 2009 for his dedication to eradicating unnecessary world blindness and implementing a model for sustainable ophthalmic care in the developing world. As the co-founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project, Tabin is a world leader in global health.

All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to a meet-and-greet with Tabin at 4 p.m. before the lecture. Light refreshments will be provided.