Professor Caryn Plummer
DVM, Dipl. ACVO
We are very glad to welcome Dr. Plummer as a speaker at the Master's programme in the Ophthalmology specialisation. Dr. Plummer is a tenured professor at the University of Florida and an experienced international speaker.
Her research interests include corneal wound healing and glaucoma. She has lectured extensively both in the USA and abroad on many topics associated with clinical veterinary ophthalmology and animal models of ophthalmic disease, especially glaucoma.
Dr. Caryn Plummer, a native Floridian, graduated with a biology degree from Yale University in 1997. She is a 2002 honors graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine followed by a residency in comparative ophthalmology at the University of Florida. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (2006). After completing specialty training, Dr. Plummer joined the faculty at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine as an tenured professor in 2006.
She has lectured extensively both in the USA and abroad on many topics associated with clinical veterinary ophthalmology and animal models of ophthalmic disease, especially glaucoma.
She is is a contributing author to the Gelatt's classic textbook Veterinary Ophthalmology (4rd, 5th and 6th editions) and an associate editor for the upcoming 6th edition. She is also a charter member of and currently serves as the secretary/treasurer for the International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium.