Ursuline Alum Interns in Optometry

Kirby Mateja
Kirby Mateja

Ursuline alumna Kirby Mateja is interning at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest with funding from the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program.

She assists with vision testing and data analysis for research on gaze instability and reading ability in children with amblyopia, or lazy eye.

Mateja is a senior at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where she studies neuroscience and molecular biology. Next, she plans to go to medical school to become a surgeon.

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