Up Close and Personal with 1994 Award Winners

Mathew W. MacCumber, MD, PhD

Mathew W. MacCumber, MD, PhD serves as Professor and Associate Chairman for Research at the Department of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center and is a member of Illinois Retina Associates. He recently completed a four year term on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Macula Society, and the Chicago Ophthalmological Society.

He currently serves at the Vice-Chair of the DRCR Network. Research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, inherited retinal diseases, and uveitis.

Dr. MacCumber lives in Chicago with his wife Judith Weinstein, MA, MPH. Their daughter Abigail is at the Institut Franšais de la Mode in Paris. Their sons are college sophomores, David at Northwestern University and Ethan at the University of Chicago. In his free time, Dr. MacCumber enjoys tennis, biking, hiking, skiing and spending time with his family.

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