John S Jarstad
University of Missouri School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Jarstad is an Associate Professor and Director of Cataract & Refractive Surgery at University of Missouri. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University (B.S.), University of Washington Medical School (Seattle WA) and completed an Internship and Residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN in ophthalmology. He was a medical student research fellow at the N.I.H. Bethesda MD. Dr. Jarstad is past president of the Washington State Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Lasik surgeons, and was elected to the Royal Society of Medicine - United Kingdom in 2006. Dr. Jarstad is the author of one book and more than 90 publications and presentations in the eye surgery literature. He is the inventor of the Jarstad Refractive Cataract Surgery Marker, the first injectable foldable lens inserter (Chiron Passport) and an FDA phase I, II and III clinical investigator for medications and phaco machines used in eye surgery. Along with family members, he has participated in 41 short term medical missions to Egypt, Zimbabwe, Angola, Madagascar and Nigeria Africa, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and North Korea.