Rebecca L. Armour, M.D.

Education:

Residency
2003 – 2006
Residency in Ophthalmology
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Internship
2002 – 2003
Internal Medicine Internship
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Medical School
1998 – 2002
Doctor of Medicine
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Undergraduate
1993 – 1997
B.S. Chemistry, B.A. English
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Professional Memberships:

2003 – Present
American Academy of Ophthalmology

2012 – 2013
Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology

2004 – 2011
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

2003 – Present
Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology

2003 – Present
Oregon Medical Association

2007 – Present
Oregon Ophthalmological Alumni Association

2004 – 2005
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Community Service / Personal:

2004, 2005, 2006 Children’s Health Fair Vision Screening
Volunteer, Brentwood Darlington Community Center, Portland, OR

2009
Trained a Unite for Sight Volunteer

1997 – 1998
Violinist, Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, Anchorage, AK

1994-1997
Concertmaster, Calvin College Orchestra

Hobbies
Violin, Plants, Hiking

Licensure and Certification:

2008 – present
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

2006 – present
Medical licensure, Oregon

Positions and Employment:

2014
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

2006 – 2014
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

2013 – 2014
Director, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Division, Casey Eye Institute,
Oregon Health & Science University

Honors and Awards:

Portland Monthly Magazine
Named one of Portland’s Top Doctors 2014

Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
Residency Program Teaching Award 2012

Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
Faculty of the Year/Distinguished Service Award 2010

Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
Resident of the Year/Distinguished Service Award 2005

Internal Medicine Residency Program, Michigan State University
Outstanding First Year Resident Award 2003

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2001

Award in honor of Ophthalmologist, Dr. Linnell, based on academic excellence, leadership skills, community service, and volunteerism.
Paul C. Linnell, MD. Endowed Scholarship 2000, 2001

Presidential Scholarship, Calvin College 1993 – 1997

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Grant Positions 1994, 1995

Activities:

2012 – Present
Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology

2013 – 2014
Operating Room Committee
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

2009 – 2014
Cataract Surgeon for the Uveitis Division
I perform the cataract surgeries for patients of the Uveitis service at Casey Eye Institute. I instruct the Uveitis fellows in perioperative management and surgical planning, and mentor them in the operating room on uveitic cataract surgery cases.

2006 – 2013
Associate Residency Program Director
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

2008 – 2014
Director of Medical Student Education in Ophthalmology
 School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

2008 – 2014
Clerkship Director, Advanced Ophthalmology Clerkship
School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

2006 – 2014
Coordinator, Morbidity and Mortality Conference/Surgery and Case Management Conference
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

2008, -10 -11 -12
Chair, Resident Selection Committee

2005, 2013
Member, Resident Selection Committee
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

2008 – 2014
Medical Student Advisor and Mentor
Oregon Health & Science University

2009
Certificate in Human Investigations
Human Investigations Program, Oregon Health & Science University

2007, 2008
Collaborative Casey-Devers Research Day, Casey Eye Institute
Judge of Presentations for Kenneth Swan Resident Research Prize
May 17, 2007; May 15, 2008

2006
Internal Review Committee for Neuropathology Residency
Resident GME Representative, Oregon Health & Science University

2005 – 2006
Graduate Medical Education Committee
Resident Representative, Oregon Health & Science University

April 6 – 9, 2005
Resident Delegate from Oregon
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Mid-Year Forum

Presentations:

2010
Cataract Surgery in Uveitis: Outcomes, Perioperative Management, and Surgical Pearls
Grand Rounds, Casey Eye institute/Devers Eye Institute, June 4, 201

2009
The Ophthalmology Consult
4th Annual NW Regional Hospital Medicine Conference, Portland, OR, Sept. 25, 2009

2009
The Red Eye
Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of Oregon, Inc., April 22, 2009

2008
Eye Problems in the Elderly
Oregon Ophthalmological Alumni Association Technicians Meeting, May 9, 2008

2008
Eye Problems in the Elderly
39th Annual Family Medicine Review, Portland, OR, February 25, 2008

2008
Phacoemulsification: from Kelman to Torsional
Grand Rounds, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, January 9, 2008

2007
Cataracts and Glaucoma: Causes, Visual Symptoms, and Treatment
2007 Pacific Northwest Conference For Agencies Serving People Who are Blind and Visually Impaired, September 5, 2007

2007
Ophthalmology in the Primary Care Setting
38th Annual Family Medicine Review, Portland, OR, February 13, 2007

2007
The Red Eye
OHSU Physician Assistance Students and Family Medicine Residents, April 19, 2007

2007
Ophthalmology and Dermatology
OHSU Dermatology Residency Program, May 30, 2007

2006
Ophthalmology Anatomy: Surgical Implications
Casey Eye Institute Operating Room Staff and Nurses

2006
Pre- and Post-Operative Clues to Potential Cataract Complications
Post Graduate Convention Ophthalmic Assistants/Technicians Meeting Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology

2005
Ocular Development
Oregon School Nurse Association, Annual Conference

Publications and Abstracts

2014 NORDIC Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Study Group Writing Committee, Wall M, McDermott MP, Kieburtz KD, Corbett JJ, Feldon SE, Friedman DI, Katz DM, Keltner JL, Schron EB, Kupersmith MJ. Effect of acetazolamide on visual function in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension and mild visual loss: the idiopathic intracranial hypertension treatment trial. JAMA. 2014 Apr 23-30;311(16):1641-51. 
2014 Jia Y, Wei E, Wang X, Zhang X, Morrison JC, Parikh M, Lombardi LH, Gattey DM, Armour RL, Edmunds B, Kraus MF, Fujimoto JG, Huang D. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of Optic Disc Perfusion in Glaucoma. Ophthalmology. 2014 Mar 11. 
2013 Huang D, Tang M, Wang L, Zhang X, Armour RL, Gattey DM, Lombardi LH, Koch DD. Optical coherence tomography-based corneal power measurement and intraocular lens power calculation following laser vision correction (an American Ophthalmological Society thesis). Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2013 Sep;111:34-45. 
2012 Sehi M, Bhardwaj N, Chung YS, Greenfield DS; Advanced Imaging for Glaucoma Study Group. Evaluation of baseline structural factors for predicting glaucomatous visual-field progression using optical coherence tomography, scanning laser polarimetry and confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy. Eye (Lond). 2012 Dec;26(12):1527-35. 
2012 Huang D, Chopra V, Lu AT, Tan O, Francis B, Varma R; Advanced Imaging for Glaucoma Study-AIGS Group. Does optic nerve head size variation affect circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measurement by optical coherence tomography? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Jul 27;53(8):4990-7. 
2010 Armour RL, Choi CD, Kempen JH, Daniel E, Kaçmaz RO, Jabs DA, Levy-Clarke GA, Nussenblatt RB, Thorne JE, Foster CS, Rosenbaum JT, Suhler EB. Visual Outcome of Inflammatory Eye Disease Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery. Published Abstract, Poster Presentation, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010.
Received 2010 “Best Poster” Award
 
2007 Armour RL, Ousley PJ, Wall J, Hoar K, Stoeger C, Terry MA. Endothelial Keratoplasty Using Donor Tissue Not Suitable for Full Thickness Penetrating Keratoplasty. Cornea. 2007 Jun;26(5):515-9. 
2006 Lauer A, Wilson D, Volpe N, Gattey D, Chung K, Hwang T, Armour R. Video-Based Eye Surgical Skills Assessment, Poster, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 11/12/06 
2005 Armour RL, Wertheim MS, Mathers WD, Ousley PJ, Terry MA. Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty (DLEK) normalizes the total and higher order aberrations. Published Abstract, Poster Presentation, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 
2004 Armour RL, Wilson DJ, Ousley PJ, Terry MA. Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty (DLEK): How deep and uniform is the manual stromal dissection and does it affect vision? Published Abstract, Poster Presentation, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 
1995 Blankespoor R, Smart R, Batts E, Kiste A, Lew (Armour) R, VanderVliet M. “Photochemistry of 1-Alkoxy- and 1-(Benzyloxy)-9,10-anthraquinones in Methanol: a Facile Process for the Preparation of Aldehydes and Ketones” Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1995, 60, 6852-6859. 

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Portland, OR 97225
(503) 227-2020 see more
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Troutdale, OR 97060
(503) 255-2291 see more
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Hillsboro, OR 97124
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Portland, OR 97217
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Portland, OR 97213
(503) 255-2291 see more
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Portland, OR 97209
(503) 227-2020 see more
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Oregon City, OR 97045
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Portland, OR 97216
(503) 255-2291 see more
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Happy Valley, OR 97086
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