Nazlee Zebardast, MD MSc is an Instructor in Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA. She is a clinician scientist specializing in medical and surgical treatment of adult cataracts and glaucoma. After earning her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine, she completed her residency in Ophthalmology and fellowship in Glaucoma at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr Zebardast has an established track record in global health and epidemiology research. She has established a multicenter clinical study with colleagues in India and has worked with and analyzed a number of large datasets. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts, congress presentations and book chapters and is the recipient of several awards and honors recognizing her academic excellence, leadership, and research potential. She also serves as a reviewer for multiple ophthalmology journals.
Dr. Zebardast has been selected for MEEI’s NIH-funded K12 Harvard Vision Clinician Scientist Development Program. As part of this program, she will work with data scientists at MGH/BWH Center for Clinical Data Science to construct and use deep learning models for glaucoma disease detection.