SCLERO.ORG
Search

Liz Irvin, PhD, LICSW

ISN Guide to Eye Involvement

I am also the moderator of the Uveitis Online Support Group.

Dr. Liz IrvinHello. My name is Dr. Liz Irvin. I am your ISN Guide to Eye Involvement. In addition to helping Dr. Foster develop resources for this section of the ISN website, I am happy to try to respond to questions that you may have or to redirect you to resources that may be helpful.

I am the founder and moderator of the Uveitis Online Support Group, an international online support community for anyone living with uveitis or other ocular inflammatory disease. I develop web resources for children and adults who live with ocular inflammatory disease. These are all extensions of my volunteer involvement with the Uveitis/OID Support Group at the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation where I am a patient and receive care for uveitis and glaucoma. The foundation president, C. Stephen Foster, M.D., our medical advisor, is Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School.

I learned about the important work of the ISN through my sister, Charla, who died from scleroderma. It is helpful to me, personally, to be able to volunteer time here; it is a way of remembering her and of being positive in the wake of her loss.

I was asked to tell the community something about my background. I have been working in hospitals as a social worker and health care administrator for over thirty years. I received my PhD from Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work in 1995, and an MSW (master of social work) from Smith College in 1973. I make my home in the greater Boston area.

I look forward to getting to know others who connect through this important community, and welcome and encourage your feedback about our efforts here. My email address is [email protected].

Related Links

Eye Involvement with Dr. Liz Irvin, ISN Guide to Eye Involvement. ISN.

Overview
Normal Tension Glaucoma
Autoimmune Iritis/Uveitis
Optic Neuropathy
Other Eye Diseases of Scleroderma
Eyes in Rheumatic Diseases
Support
Personal Stories
Media Stories

Dr. C. Stephen Foster: ISN Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Foster is Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation in Cambridge, MA USA. ISN.

Uveitis Glossary. Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Cambridge, MA USA.

Harvard University / Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation. Extensive patient support forums, glossary, articles, support community. Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Cambridge, MA USA.

Uveitis Kids. This is a resource website for kids only and they have access to an online support group page there as well. Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Cambridge, MA USA.

Uveitis Support. International online support community for anyone living with ocular inflammatory disease. Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Cambridge, MA USA.

Uveitis Information Group The UIG is a UK based organization devoted to providing easily understood patient information and support. UIG.

Go to Jackson, Jie
 
Recent Donors
See ISN News for recent donors, including memorials for
Patricia Ann Black, Gayle Hedlin, and Janet Paulmenn.
 

SCLERO.ORG is the world leader for trustworthy research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses, such as pulmonary hypertension. We are a service of the nonprofit International Scleroderma Network (ISN), which is a 501(c)(3) U.S.-based public charitable foundation, established in 2002. Meet Our Team, or Volunteer. Donations may also be mailed to:

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)
7455 France Ave So #266
Edina, MN 55435-4702 USA

Email [email protected] to request our Welcome email, or to report bad links or to update this page content.

TOLL FREE HOTLINE 800-564-7099
Free to U.S. and Canadian Callers. Ask for our Free Info Packet by mail or email!
Scleroderma, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, and related illnesses.
Privacy Policy.

 
The most important thing in the world to know about scleroderma is sclero.org!
Donate Now
Copyright 1998-2016, International Scleroderma Network. AKA Scleroderma from A to Z and SCLERO.ORG. All Rights Reserved.