Prof. Ron Ofri

School Contact Information

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine,
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food & Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Address: P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489021/31;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9467940
E-Mail: vet.school@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Special interest

Veterinary and comparative ophthalmology

Professional Experience and Qualifications

  • 1985: B.Sc., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Biology

  • 1989: DVM, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine (member of the charter class)

  • 1993: Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1994: Clinical Ophthalmologist, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 1995: Lecturer in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2002: Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2005: Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • 2008: Associate Professor in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2009-2010: Visiting Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • 2016: Professor in veterinary ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Teaching

Veterinary Ophthalmology courses, including applied anatomy, ophthalmic physiology, ocular pharmacology, companion animal ophthalmology (basic and advanced courses) and equine ophthalmology. Clinical training in veterinary ophthalmology for 4th year students.

Research

  • Retinal electrophysiology and animal models of retinal diseases
  • Retinal gene therapy
  • Glaucoma and neuroprotection
  • Comparative visual optics, aqueous humor dynamics, and tear film properties

 

See also: ron_ofri