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    Alena Reznik, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressHC4 4900 1450 San Pablo Street
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033-6103
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      Alena Reznik, MD, grew up in Southern California, graduating with highest honors from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her medical degree from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University where she was awarded a full scholarship. Dr. Reznik completed her internship in internal medicine and residency in ophthalmology at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. After finishing residency in ophthalmology, Dr. Reznik and her family relocated back to Southern California, where she received additional sub-specialty training in glaucoma at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.

      With an early interest in ophthalmology research, Dr. Reznik contributed to studies on age-related macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome diagnosis and management, as well as novel approaches to eye emergencies. She has multiple published scientific articles and has presented her peer-reviewed findings at ophthalmology meetings.

      Dr. Reznik places significant value on volunteer work and giving back to the community. While at Johns Hopkins and UC Davis, Dr. Reznik was involved in organizing community ocular disease screening events for local underserved communities. Dr. Reznik is fluent in Russian and enjoys spending time with her husband and young children.

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      Johns Hopkins School of MedicineMD2009
      UC Davis Medical CenterOphthalmology Residency2013
      University of California, Los Angeles- Jules Stein Eye InstituteGlaucoma Fellowship2014
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      Jewish Vocational Services2004  - 2008Scholarship
      2004  - 2005May Ballard Scholarship
      Johns Hopkins University2006American Foundation for Research in Aging Scholarship
      2006Source Community Service Award
      2006  - 2009USA Funds Scholarship
      2006  - 2007Tylenol Scholarship
      Johns Hopkins University2006  - 2007Evelyn H. Hurlburt & Irene H. Sluckis Scholarship Fund
      Johns Hopkins Hospital2007AFAR Research Fellow
      AGS2007Travel Grant Award
      2007  - 2009Ethel O. Gardner PEO Scholarship
      2007  - 2009Ruth G. White PEO Scholarship
      2007  - 2009HIAS Scholarship
      Johns Hopkins University2009William W. More, PhD, Memorial Scholarship Fund
      2009The Marilyn and Marshall Butler Scholarship Award
      2009The Roothbert Fund Fellow
      2012ARVO Travel Grant