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Ron Ofri Biography

Ron Ofri was a member of the charter class of the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Upon his graduation in 1989 he traveled to the University of Florida, where he spent the next 4 years undergoing clinical training in veterinary ophthalmology and obtaining his Ph.D. During this time Ron developed an interest in the physiology of vision, focusing on retinal electrophysiology and changes in visual function resulting from glaucoma. Upon his graduation Ron returned to Israel and joined the faculty of his alma mater, where he is currently a Senior Lecturer in veterinary ophthalmology. At the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ron expanded his research interests to include comparative visual physiology in wildlife species, and to date has published more than 50 refereed papers. Ron is also a very popular international speaker, having been invited to talk in more than 15 countries, both in continuing education national and world congresses for general practitioners, as well as in advanced courses for veterinary ophthalmologists, including lectureship at the Basic Science Course of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology and numerous other forums. Ron is a contibuting author to the Gelatt's classic textbook Veterinary Ophthalmology as well as a co-author of the the popular textbook Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalomology. Ron is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ECVO), an ECVO Executive Board member and in 2002-2005 he served as President of the European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology.

Ron Ofri Contact Details

  • Full Name: Ron Ofri
  • Title: Dr
  • Institution: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Department: Koret School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Street Address: PO Box 12
  • City: Rehovot
  • Country: Israel
  • ZIP-Code: 7610001
  • Telephone: 972 (0)5488 20523
  • FAX: 972 (0)8960 4079
  • Email:
  • Employment:
  • Specialist Title: veterinary ophthalmology

Ron Ofri Status

  • Name: Ron Ofri
  • College Role: Active
  • College Role Since: 2005-01-01
  • Year of last re-evaluation: 2015
  • Next re-evaluation: 2020