Doheny Podcast Network

Each episode brings you a relaxed conversation about current work and thinking to save and improve the precious sense of sight.

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A conversation with Dr. Emily Chew, deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and the deputy clinical director at the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

A conversation with Dr. Emily Chew, deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and the deputy clinical director at the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

A conversation with Dr. Emily Chew, deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and the deputy clinical director at the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Chew directs studies about the links between diet and macular degeneration. She talks about those findings, and other advances in the field.

A conversation with Dr. Ali Khan, winner of the New MD Writer’s Award presented at the 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago.

A conversation with Dr. Ali Khan, winner of the New MD Writer’s Award presented at the 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago.

A conversation with Dr. Ali Khan, retinal surgery specialist, former retina patient, and winner of the New MD Writer’s Award presented at the 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago.


Jody Becker is an award-winning documentary film, radio and print journalist. An on-air reporter and producer at Chicago Public Radio for a decade, her work was frequently heard on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and the highly acclaimed public radio business show, Marketplace. She's also worked as an editor on Weekend All Things Considered, and her stories have appeared in The New York Times.com and the Atlantic.com, The Los Angeles Times, The Seattle Times, The Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, Variety and other newspapers and magazines. Most recently she was the writer and story editor of the documentary film Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck, premiering on PBS in the fall of 2016. She has a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and as a Knight Fellow at Yale Law School she earned a master's degree in law. She received a BA from the University of Michigan.