Rosa Braga-Mele MD is Professor of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Ottawa Medical School. She then completed her residency at the University of Toronto. She went on to complete her Masters Degree in Higher Education.

Dr. Braga-Mele is a cataract specialist and educator who speaks frequently at both the national and international level.

Dr. Braga-Mele serves as the Chair of the Education Clinical Committee (2015-present) for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and is a member of the Governing Board and Program Committee for ASCRS. She is Cataract Section Editor for EyeWorld (an ASCRS publication) and is on the editorial board of other ophthalmic publications. 

She was the inaugural Research Director at the Kensington Eye Institute in Toronto from 2007-2012. She was appointed Cataract Director at the KEI in May 2013-present. 

She has won multiple teaching awards both at the undergraduate and resident levels at the University of Toronto and nationally and internationally from the AAO and other associations for her contributions to medicine and ophthalmology.

Summary of Presentations

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Friday, 04 October 2019
Kyokusui Room, 3F
07:00 – 08:00hrs
IS5: Alcon (Japan) Morning Symposium (07:00 – 08:00hrs)
PanOptix IOL Clinical Experience: Pearls and Pitfalls
Suiun Room, 3F
11:10 – 11:20hrs P2-3
CSCRS P2: Elegance and Innovation for Perfect Outcomes (10:30–12:30hrs)
Intraoperative Aberrometry – Worth the Effort?
Kobu Room, 3F RISE & SHINE – Controversies in Cataract & Refractive Surgery (07:30–08:30hrs)