Barbara A. Blodi, MD

Credentials: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Matthew D. Davis Professor, Dept of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Wisconsin Reading Center, Medical Director

Email: bablodi@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-4558

Address:
2870 University Avenue, Room 9090
Madison, WI 53705

Barbara Blodi

Keywords: Retinal imaging, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy

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
Diseases of the macula, retina, and vitreous

Research Interests
Dr. Blodi’s research interests center around retinal imaging and clinical trials for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other retinal diseases. As the medical director of the Wisconsin Reading Center (WRC), she oversees a core retinal imaging lab with 60 research staff. The WRC research is centered on retinal image analysis for NIH epidemiological and therapeutic studies, investigator-initiated translational research, and pharmaceutical clinical trials for drug development.

Website: The Wisconsin Reading Center

Publications: Publications