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Miracles In Sight Eye Bank Names Ingrid Schunder New President

 

Winston-Salem, NC (July 28, 2021) – Ingrid Schunder began her career in eye banking in 1999 in Austin Texas at the Lone Star Lions Eye Bank. During her 13 years there, she performed all aspects of eye banking in her role as Technical Director.  In 2016 she earned her MBA in leadership and was promoted to the Vice President of Donor Logistics.  Ingrid’s responsibilities included the day-to-day logistical operations of the donor recovery process, hospital development, Medical Examiner and Coroner relationships in North and South Carolina as well as Central Texas. In 2020, Ingrid led the project for the acquisition of the Lone Star Eye Bank, now Miracles In Sight, Lone Star Division.

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Merakris Announces Agreement With Miracles In Sight Eye Bank To Supply Opticyte® Repair Grafts to Eye Surgeons

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Research Triangle Park-based biotechnology company Merakris Therapeutics has reached an agreement with Miracles In Sight (MIS) to supply Opticyte® Amniotic Ophthalmic Repair Grafts to MIS-affiliated eye surgeons in three states.Read More

Women in Science Spotlight: Kristen McCoy

Kristen McCoy

February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, designed to spotlight the incredible work of so many women in STEM who pave the way for future generations. The EBAA took a full week this year to showcase a number of women leaders in the field of ophthalmology, including our very own VP of Surgical Applications, Kristen McCoy. Read more about Kristen’s journey in the sciences, that led her to her current position at MIS, from her EBAA interview below.

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Success Story – A Recipient Hopes to Pay it Forward

I’m sure a “thank you” card is not really sufficient to say how thankful I am for the very generous and thoughtful gift made to me through your beloved donor.

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Success Story – Hopeful Words from a Donor Family

To whomever receives this precious gift, we hope it brings you peace, good health and a new excitement for life.

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Success Story – Shannon, Donor Family

My name is Shannon, I’m the daughter of Sharon. I’m very heartbroken that my mom suddenly passed away, however I’m glad she was able to donate her cornea to you. Read More

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