Mona Harissi-Dagher

Chair, Annual Meeting, COS | Présidente, Congrès annuel, SCO
Participates in 5 items

Dr. Dagher is professor of ophthalmology at the Université de Montréal, and head of the cornea service at Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM). Dr. Dagher is chair of the annual meeting of the Canadian Ophthalmologic Society (COS), and has served as Board member of COS since 2012.

Dr. Dagher enjoys teaching medical students, ophthalmology residents and clinical and research cornea fellows. She is director of the cornea fellowship at CHUM, and trains MSc and PhD students as well.

Dr. Dagher completed her undergraduate degree at McGill University where she received the Hilda Diana Oakley scholarship for ranking top female student at McGill. She then completed her medical degree and specialization in ophthalmology at Université de Montréal, graduating on the dean’s honor list. Dr. Dagher then pursued post-doctoral fellowship training in cornea, external eye diseases, and refractive surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Dagher has brought her expertise on keratoprosthesis surgery to Canada after conducting considerable research and clinical work at Harvard Medical School under the mentorship of Dr Claes Dohlman. After restoring sight to several Canadian patients through implantation of the Boston Keratoprosthesis, Dr. Dagher was chosen ‘Personality of the Week’ by La Presse and Radio-Canada.

Dr. Dagher has completed extensive research in the field of ophthalmology and more particularly, on the Boston Keratoprosthesis and on refractive surgery. Dr. Dagher has published numerous articles and acts as a reviewer for many ophthalmology journals. She has also authored numerous book chapters on the subject of cornea and external eye diseases. Dr. Dagher has been a guest lecturer at ophthalmology conferences internationally.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Dagher does not have any affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization.

Sessions in which Mona Harissi-Dagher participates

Thursday 24 June, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Mona Harissi-Dagher (Moderator) Colin Mann (Speaker) Cindy M. L. Hutnik (Speaker)

Friday 25 June, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks - 5 minutes - 11:00 AM  -  11:05 AM   Part of: Current Concepts I
Mona Harissi-Dagher (Moderator)
Current Concepts I - 1 hour 30 minutes - 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM
Stephanie Dotchin, (Moderator) Joshua C. Teichman (Moderator) Jean Deschênes (Moderator) Jim Farmer, (Moderator) Navdeep Nijhawan (Moderator) Justin Mora, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Ramesh Kekunnaya, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Thomas Kohnen, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Graham Barrett, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Yuri McKee, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Karolina Rocha, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Careen Lowder, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Hardeep Mudhar, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Jill Foster, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Mona Harissi-Dagher (Moderator)

Sunday 27 June, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks - 5 minutes - 11:00 AM  -  11:05 AM   Part of: Current Concepts II
Mona Harissi-Dagher (Moderator)
Current Concepts II - 1 hour 30 minutes - 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM
Sunir Garg, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Micah Luong (Moderator) Danah H. Albreiki (Moderator) Clara C. Chan, 2021 Planning Committee - Cornea | Committee de planification 2021 - cornée (Moderator) Vivian Yin, (Moderator) Lisa Gould (Moderator) Robert Gizicki (Moderator) Fiona Rowe, Keynote Speaker (Keynote speaker) Vivek Patel, Keynote Speaker (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)