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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Helen Li specializes in ocular oncology and vitreoretinal diseases. She founded the Community Retina Group in Houston after almost twenty years of clinical practice at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where she received numerous teaching award from residents and fellows. Dr. Li served as director of the UTMB retina service and founded the retina fellowship program. She regularly publishes her research in leading ophthalmology journals and presents on retinal diseases and ocular tumors at national and international scientific conferences.

Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Li is an active member of professional organizations, including the Macular Society, Retina Society, the International Society of Ocular Oncology, the American Uveitis Society, the Association of Research in Vision and the Ophthalmology and the American Telemedicine Association.

Research interests

Dr. Li has served as principle investigator of National Eye Institute, industry and foundation sponsored research and clinical trials. Her research projects include the ocular complications of AIDS trial and the diabetic retinopathy clinical research network study. She is currently interested in validating biomarkers for prognosis of melanoma in the eye and evaluating novel therapeutics for various types of ocular cancer.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Fellowship, Wills Eye Institute

Jan 1 2008Dec 31 2008

Award Date: Dec 31 2008

Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery, Clinical Fellowship, University of Tennessee-Memphis

Jul 1 1991Sep 30 1991

Award Date: Sep 30 1991

Ophthalmology, Residency, University of Texas, Medical Branch

Jul 1 1987Jun 30 1990

Award Date: Jun 30 1990

Ophthalmology, Internship, Baylor College of Medicine

Jul 1 1986Jun 30 1987

Award Date: Jun 30 1987

MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Sep 1 1982May 31 1986

Award Date: May 31 1986

Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery, Clinical Fellowship, Houston Eye Associates

Sep 1 1990Jun 30 1991

External positions

Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Jul 1 2009 → …

Adjunct Associate Professor School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Jul 1 2005 → …

Research Area Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Clinical Care
  • Clinical Translation & Trials
  • Infectious Disease & Pathology

Free-text keywords

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ocular oncology
  • Teleophthalmology


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