Kenneth has been caring for patients as an ophthalmic technician for retina specialists, Dr. Sebag and Dr. Chong, of the VMR Institute for over five years.
He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, one of the world’s top ranked universities in biological sciences. There, he majored in Biology and was a member of the Biological Sciences Student Association.
While his favorite part of being a technician is the opportunity to interact with patients, Kenneth has also found much enjoyment, and success, in conducting clinical and basic science research at the VMR Institute and as a volunteer at the Doheny Eye Institute of Los Angeles.
As a result of his research, Kenneth was a recipient of the National Science and Mathematics Ability to Retain Talent (SMART) Grant, the National Eye Institute Travel Grant, and the Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California Basic Science Award.
He has also authored and co-authored several peer reviewed articles, given numerous poster presentations and given talks at the annual conference for the prestigious Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
In his free time, Kenneth enjoys traveling. His favorite places are Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan.