Barbara A. Blodi, MD

Position title: Matthew D. Davis Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and McPherson ERI RRF Daniel M. Albert Chair


Phone: (608) 265-4558

2870 University Avenue, Room 9090
Madison, WI 53705

Director, Clinical Trials Unit (CTU)
Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences
Barbara Blodi

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.

PubMed Listing of Publications