Barbara A. Blodi, MD

Professor

Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences

Director, Clinical Trials Unit (CTU)

Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences

 

Room 9090
2870 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53705

(608) 263-6646

bablodi@wisc.edu
picture of Barbara A. Blodi, MD

 

Education

BA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

MALD, Fletcher School of Law at Tufts and Harvard University, Boston, MA

MD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Internship, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Residency, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Medical Retina Fellowship, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Surgical Retina Fellowship, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Clinical Interests

Disease and surgery of the retina and vitreous
Diseases of the macula, retina and vitreous

 

Research Interests

Dr. Blodi’s research interests center around clinical trials for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other retinal diseases. She currently serves as lead investigator for the AREDS2 project, which is investigating the effects of lutein and zeaxanthin and/or omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on macular degeneration, among other studies.

 

Publications

PubMed Listing of Publications