FIT Co-Chairs

Second Year Co-Chair:

Jordan D. Deaner, MD

Jordan D. Deaner, MD, graduated from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital, followed by fellowship in uveitis at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic. Currently, Dr. Deaner is a vitreoretinal surgery fellow at Duke University Eye Center. His interests include the diagnosis, medical and surgical management of inflammatory and infectious ocular disease.


First Year Co-Chair:

Alexis K. Warren, MD
Alexis K. Warren, MD, graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and currently is a first-year vitreoretinal surgery fellow at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.

  International Vice Chair:

Natalia Albuquerque Lucena Figueiredo, MD

Dr. Albuquerque Lucena de Figueiredo attended medical school at the Federal University of Paraiba in Brazil. She then went on to complete an internship at Copenhagen University followed by her residency at the Tadeu Cvintal Ophthalmology Institute in Brazil. Dr. Figueiredo additionally completed two research fellowships at Cole Eye Institute at Cleveland Clinic and St. Michael’s Hospital at the University of Toronto. Currently, she is a viteoretinal fellow at Southern Alberta Eye Center/Calgary Retina Consultants, University of Calgary.