Dr. Susan MacDonald is is a board-certified ophthalmologist. She received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She trained in two specialties Internal Medicine at Brown University and Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Utah. In 2017, Susan co-founded Eye Corps, a nonprofit in sub-Saharan Africa. Within five years Eye Corps has grown from a small idea to a well-respected model of sustainable eye care. The goal of Eye Corps is to improve the quality and quantity of eye care provided by in-country professionals. Under Susan’s leadership, Eye Corps has three sites in regional hospitals located in Kilimanjaro, Lindi and Ruvuma regions of Tanzania.
Roger Furlong, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist practicing for over 30 years in Missoula, MT, specializing in glaucoma, cataract and intraocular lens surgeries. He received his MD degree from UCSF Medical School and his ophthalmology residency from the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. He followed this with an anterior segment fellowship under Dr. Alan Crandall at the Moran Eye Center, University of Utah. Roger is the Medical Director of Eye Corps and is also Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Moran Eye Center. He has traveled for 20 years with Eye Corps and Moran Global Outreach working to create sustainable delivery of eye care and surgery to address treatable and preventable blindness in underserved regions with an emphasis on increasing the care being delivered by local heath care professionals.
Jane Durcan MD is an adjunct professor of ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Utah. Additional training included fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Iowa, and glaucoma fellowships at the Moran Eye Center with Alan Crandall MD and at the Devers Eye Institute with Mike Van Buskirk MD. She did an additional 3 months of glaucoma training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London England. She was an associate professor of ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Center from until from 1987 until 2001 and then was in private practice at the Spokane Eye Clinic in Spokane Washington until 2015. She is thrilled to be able to continue to fulfill her passion for providing eye care to those in need and also helping to train the next generation of ophthalmologists through her current work with Eye Corps.
Lisa is a registered nurse with 28 years of ophthalmic nursing in preoperative, recovery and circulating areas for ophthalmic surgeries and has extensive ophthalmic outreach experience with Eye Corps and Moran Global Outreach. She is the Lead Registered Nurse on all Eye Corps trips. She is involved in logistics and planning of outreach trips, as well as nursing education. She is currently employed by the University of Utah Moran Eye Center in an ophthalmic registered nurse capacity.