The evolving role of women in ophthalmology: Can they truly lean in?


  • Marie-Claude Robert, MD, FRCSC Department of Ophthalmology, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC; Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), Montreal, QC; Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine


Author Biography

Marie-Claude Robert, MD, FRCSC, Department of Ophthalmology, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC; Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), Montreal, QC; Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine

Dr. Marie-Claude Robert is a clinical associate professor at the Université de Montréal. She obtained her undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Ottawa. She completed her residency at the Université de Montréal and her fellowship training in Cornea at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear. She manages and performs complex surgeries of the ocular surface, cornea and anterior segment for adult and pediatric patients. She is director of research in ophthalmology at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal and at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine. Her research focus includes severe inflammatory ocular surface diseases and the development of artificial corneas.


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Robert M-C. The evolving role of women in ophthalmology: Can they truly lean in?. Can Eye Care Today [Internet]. 2023 May 17 [cited 2024 Jun. 18];2(2):27–30. Available from: