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Education

M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Ophthalmology
Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Fellowship, Neuro-Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine

About

Jane C. Edmond is the director of the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute and a professor and founding chair in the Department of Ophthalmology at Dell Medical School. She is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Her practice focus is on pediatric and adult strabismus, medical and surgical management (50 percent of her surgery cases were adult strab) and pediatric neuro-ophthalmology (one of 25 in the country).

She earned her undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin with honors (1981), Phi Beta Kappa. Med school was next at Baylor College of Medicine (1985), Alpha Omega Alpha.

Edmond was a member of the faculty from 1991-97 at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. From 1997 to 2003, she was a faculty member at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Scheie Eye Institute and Wills Eye Hospital, all in Philadelphia. From 2003-17, she resumed her faculty appointment at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
    President, 2019-2020; Vice-President Elect, 2018-2019
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Board of Trustees
    Trustee-at-Large, 2012-2017
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Recertification Committee
  • Lifetime Education for the Ophthalmologist Committee
    Past Chair
  • Eyenet Editorial Board
  • Austin Society of Ophthalmology
  • Travis County Medical Society
Awards & Honors
  • Wong Family Distinguished University Chair
    Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, 2020
  • Senior Achievement Award
    American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2013
  • Achievement Award
    American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005
  • Continuing Education Award
    Life-Long Education for the Ophthalmologist, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004
  • Secretariat Award
    American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2003