Roomasa Channa, MD

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

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: rchanna@wisc.edu

Address:
610 N. Walnut Street; 1063 WARF Building
Madison, WI 53726-2336


Keywords: Diabetic retina disease, diabetic retina neurodegeneration, big data, and artificial intelligence

Education

MBBS 2008, Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, India
2011 Research Fellow, Retina and Uveitis, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
2012 Medical Intern, St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD
2015 Ophthalmology Resident, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
2017 Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellow, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Research

Dr. Channa is a a clinician-scientist, with a research focus on studying vision loss from diabetic retinal diseases (DRD). Her research focuses on (1) studying implementation of point-of-care artificial intelligence (AI)-based techniques to improve access to screening for diabetic retinopathy, and (2) identifying novel pathways of vision loss in diabetes by leveraging advances in retinal imaging, AI-based tools, and genetic data.

Publications