Vivian Yin,

2022 Planning Committee - Global & Public Health Ophthalmology | Committee de planification 2022 - Ophtalmologie mondiale et de la santé publique
Participates in 4 items

Dr. Vivian T. Yin is a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia specialized in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. She worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and returned to Vancouver in Nov 2019. She focuses on the treatment of periocular and orbital cancer, with the use of genetic-based targeted therapy as her research interest, and speaks internationally on these topics. After completing her medical degree and ophthalmology residency at the University of Toronto, she pursued a prestigious 2-year fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Yin also practices in global health with a Master in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She generously donates her spare time to work towards eliminating preventable blindness. She has traveled to Bangladesh, the Philippines, Nepal, Tunisia and India to teach and provide surgical care for those in need. She is the current chair of the Canadian Association for Public Health and Global Ophthalmology and the COS representative to the International Council of Ophthalmology. Since 2014, she has been a member of the board of director for Seva Canada and is currently chair of the board.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Yin has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  • SeattleGenetics

Sessions in which Vivian Yin, participates

Thursday 24 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:00 PM
6:00 PM

Talk | Exposé

Yvonne Buys (Moderator)

Vivian Yin, (Speaker)

Simon P. Holland (Speaker)

Friday 25 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:00 PM
6:00 PM

Panel | Table ronde

Vivian Yin, (Panelist)

Ahsen Hussain (Panelist)

Evan Kalin-Hajdu (Panelist)

Ezekiel Weis (Panelist)

Sunday 27 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Current Concepts II
1 hour 30 minutes, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Sunir Garg (Keynote speaker)

Micah Luong (Moderator)

Danah H. Albreiki, MD (Moderator)

Clara C. Chan (Moderator)

Vivian Yin, (Moderator)

Lisa Gould (Moderator)

Robert Gizicki (Moderator)

Fiona Rowe, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker)

Vivek Patel, MD (Keynote speaker)

Rohit Shetty, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker)

Francis Price, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker)

S. Grace Prakalapakorn, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker)

Michael Coote, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker)

Leon Herndon, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker)

Sophie Bakri, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker)

Mona Harissi-Dagher (Moderator)

3:15 PM
3:15 PM


Marie-Josée Aubin, CAPHGO Planning Committee (Speaker)

Vivian Yin, (Speaker)

S. Grace Prakalapakorn, Keynote Speaker (Speaker)

Gareth Mercer (Speaker)

Karim Damji (Speaker)

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