Tonia S. Rex, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chair for Translational Reseach and Marlene and Spencer Hays Director in Translational Vision Research


Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara
B.A., Oakland University

Postgraduate Training

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania


2022   VEI Laura Wayman Award winner for meaningful contributions in Ophthalmology
2022   ARVO Gold Fellow
2017   AAMC Women’s Mid-Career Professional Development Seminar Attendee
2013   NEI Audacious Goals Winner
2011   Glaucoma Research Foundation Shaffer Prize