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Faculty Detail    
Name CLARK D WITHERSPOON
 
Campus Address EFH 300 Zip 0009
Phone  (20-5) -620
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Other websites Full Biography
     


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Ophthalmology  Ophthalmology Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Professor
Center  Vision Sciences (Org-Ret)  Vision Science Research Center (Org-Ret) Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Witherspoon received his Doctor of Medicine degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1977. He served as a medical intern at St. Mary's Medical Center in the St. Louis, Missouri Department of Medicine in 1978, and completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham/Eye Foundation Hospital in 1981. He completed a retina fellowship at the Vitreoretinal Research Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee in 1982, prior to returning to Birmingham. Dr. Witherspoon has been a member of the UAB Department of Ophthalmology since 1982. Dr. Witherspoon is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The Vitreous Society, American Medical Association, Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA), Jefferson County Medical Society, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), and Southern Medical Association.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Academy of Ophthalmology    http://www.aao.org/ 
American Medical Association    http://www.ama-assn.org/ 
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired      
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology      
Jefferson County Medical Society     
Medical Association of the State of Alabama     http://www.masalink.org/ 
Research to Prevent Blindness     http://www.rpbusa.org/ 
Southern Medical Association    http://www.sma.org/ 
Vitreous Society    http://www.vitreoussociety.org/