Biographies

Michael H. Brown, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVO

Dr. Brown received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1992 and then performed a small animal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. After returning to Kansas State University for a comparative ophthalmology residency, he received a Master of Science degree for his biochemical study of animal tears. Dr. Brown became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1996, when he started the ophthalmology practice in Little Falls, NJ. Dr. Brown’s special interests include diseases of the cornea, corneal surgery, intraocular surgery, diseases of the retina, ophthalmic photography and the role of oxidative stress and nutrition on diseases of the eye. He has written numerous scientific papers and is a noted national lecturer throughout the country, providing veterinary ophthalmology continuing education for veterinarians and technicians. Dr. Brown consults closely with research organizations to help improve ocular health and vision in animals and people.

Bradford J. Holmberg, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVO

Dr. Holmberg received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri. He completed a small animal internship at the University of Florida and then pursued a comparative ophthalmology residency at the University of California – Davis. In addition, he received his Master of Science in neuroscience from Purdue University and his Doctorate of Philosophy with a concentration in neuroendocrinology from the University of Missouri. Dr. Holmberg became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2005. His special interests include exotic animal ophthalmology and all aspects of ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Holmberg has been awarded several prestigious research grants, has written numerous scientific papers, and has contributed chapters to several veterinary textbooks