Augustine R. Hong, MD

Health, Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic Filariasis

Dr. Augustine Hong is improving the treatment of the eye disease known as River Blindness that plagues many parts of tropical Africa. Dr. Hong, an assistant professor of ophthalmology in the School of Medicine, is working to identify effective treatments of River Blindness to improve the recovery of patients with the disease and lead to its eventual elimination.

Location

Ghana

Goals & Impact

Optimize treatment and reduce the risk of River Blindness.