Dr. Carter is the Lillian C. O'Brien and Dr. C.S. O'Brien Chair in Ophthalmology and has served as the Chairman and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa since 2006. He is also a Professor of Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, as well as a Professor of Otolaryngology.
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Dr. Greiner is Medical Director and researcher for ILEB. He is also an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. As a clinician-scientist, his practice specialty is Cornea and External Diseases. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Eye Bank Association of America.
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Matthew received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Research at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. He then received his medical degree from the University of Iowa where he also completed his ophthalmology residency. Next, he completed a cornea, external disease and refractive surgery fellowship, also at the University of Iowa.
Dr. Rauen was a member of the 2011 Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) Physicians' Leadership Program. He serves on the (EBBA) Accreditation Board. He serves on the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) content committee in the field of Cornea Surgery and serves on the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Government Relations Committee.
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Carol joined our staff at Iowa Lions Eye Bank in September of 2003. Her administrative responsibilities include special mailings and correspondence, support to staff members, assistance to the Executive Director, and coordination of a variety of eye bank operations. She greets and assists all visitors, including couriers, Lions relay volunteers, delivery personnel, special guests, and various other professionals.
Adewale is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s in accounting. He joined the ILEB team in 2014 as the organization’s accountant where he is responsible for managing budgets as well as the accounts payable and receivable. Adewale has worked as an accountant in various departments within the university including the Mossman Business Services (MBSB), Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Travel, and was involved in the UIOWA flood team as it relates to the University of Iowa flood reimbursement from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Kris is a University of Iowa graduate with a bachelor’s in industrial engineering. He began working for the Iowa Lions Eye Bank in 2017 as the director of compliance & quality systems and is responsible for the overall quality and compliance systems, regulatory compliance, and process improvement efforts of the organization. He previously worked in robotics, remote imaging, and medical training device research fields, along with process improvement and change management in the private manufacturing industry, and as an IT project manager at the University of Iowa.
Greg received his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University, completed the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training through Villanova University, and has earned his Certified Associate in Project Management and Certified Quality Improvement Associate accreditation. He joined the eye bank in January of 2017 as a quality and operational improvement coordinator, where he focuses on industry compliance and on Lean process improvement projects.
Oscar received his Bachelor of Science in business administration, with an emphasis in management, from Rockford College in Illinois. He has served as the quality systems coordinator of the Iowa Lions Eye Bank since 2009 and is primarily responsible for quality and regulatory eye banking procedures through review, tracking and revision. Oscar’s career began as a process engineer and then quality engineer for a manufacturing company.
Adam graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s in economics and is the director of clinical operations for ILEB. He oversees both the donor eligibility and processing departments. Adam is a skilled technical trainer and was an active member of the Eye Bank Association of America’s (EBAA) Technician Education Committee for several years including four years as faculty for the annual technician education seminar. In addition to his service on the Technician Education Committee, Adam has also served on the Exam Committee, the Statistical Reporting Committee, and is an active inspector as part of his service with the Accreditation Board. He began working at the Iowa Lions Eye Bank in 2003 as a recovery technician.
Kay graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in biology and a chemistry minor, along with a Bachelor of Science degree in clinical laboratory sciences from the Carver College of Medicine. She is also a certified laboratory medical technologist (ASCP.) She joined the eye bank in 2017 and is currently a donor eligibility specialist where she screens donor charts along with completing various lab duties. Prior to her work at ILEB, Kay was a laboratory technologist for ten years and then an ophthalmology technician for ten years at the Iowa City Veteran’s Hospital.
Ryan graduated from the University of Iowa earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration and serves as medical service corps officer in the Iowa Army National Guard. He is a donor eligibility specialist and is in charge of screening our donor charts and completing various lab duties. Ryan started working in eye banking in 2012 as a recovery technician. Prior to this position, he brought with him two years of clinical dental experience and over three years of military trauma medicine leadership.
Ashley is an alum of the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and joined ILEB in January 2018. She has also held positions within the University of Iowa as assistant director of alumni relations for the Tippie College of Business and marketing coordinator for the volunteer department at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Ashley oversees the Constituent Relations team which handles public outreach, marketing, and communications for ILEB.