A certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Katherine Johnson began her education by graduating with honors from Harvard University. She received her medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and completed her specialty training in Ophthalmology at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida—an institution which continues to be ranked the #1 eye hospital in the nation by US News and World Report. Dr. Johnson has established herself as a highly motivated and caring physician, dedicating six months to treating patients in rural Mexico, and additionally working with the Seva Foundation to perform cataract surgery in rural Nepal. In 2013, Dr. Johnson co-founded the Prevention of Global Blindness Fellowship, which sends an ophthalmologist around the world to treat eye diseases and train doctors in the developing world. Most recently, Dr. Johnson has been accepted as a Fellow into the American College of Surgeons, and has received the Visionary Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology for her tireless dedication to the cause of treating and curing preventable blindness around the world.