Interview with  Dr. Matthew Gearinger, Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Megan Webber, Co-Founder of Know the Glow, and Christina Gill, our Global Family Coordinator, met with pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Matthew Gearinger to learn about his mission working with University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute in Rochester, NY. Dr. Gearinger joined University of Rochester Medical Center …

Interview with Dr. Enayet Hussain

As evening prayers finish and the day’s fast is broken on the 7th day of Ramadan, Dr. Enayet Hussain graciously sat down to speak with Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow, to discuss  Dr. Hussain’s selfless work in Bangladesh and the enormous impact he has made …

Interview with Dr. Susan Lewallen

Albert Einstein famously said “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” It is this quote that came to mind as I listened to Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowtheGlow, speak with Dr. Susan Lewallen, ophthalmologist, advocate for global eye care, co-founder of the Kilimanjaro Center for …

In Loving Memory of Dr. A. Linn Murphree

“Know About The Glow” was the phrase given by Dr. A. Linn Murphree to the Co-Founders of KnowTheGlow when we first began in 2010 to assist us in our efforts to find children at risk of retinoblastoma and other leukocoria related blinding diseases through finding …

Know The Glow – Croatia Awareness Campaign

Original Article: https://vgradu.hr/uz-noin-kaputic-i-know-the-glow-organizaciju-educiramo-se-o-rijetkog-bolesti/?fbclid=IwAR1ey7DFqCmeSP45Q0xmezRKxp-YEvddrtXSU6pwCc3nbzPX1nawbXy-gmY English translation Have you heard of Know the Glow, a global nonprofit leader who aims to raise awareness of a rare disease associated with blindness. By the way, the citizens of Velika Gorica have recently encountered a story that has rarely left …

All 3 of the ND Award Winners This Year Were KTG Student Interns!

The Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases has selected Camey Calzolano, ND ’22, Adviti Bali, ND ’23, and Bailey Perczak, ND’22 as the three joint winners of the 2022 Megan K. Crowley Award for Patient Advocacy and the John M. and Mary Jo Boler Rare Disease Research Award.  The award recognizes the outstanding combined …

Interview with Maria Arce Moreira

Maria Arce Moreira, the Executive Director for VOSH/International (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) is neither an optometrist nor a health care specialist, but she has always worked with global networks. Maria gravitates towards collaboration because she knows that if you connect people, you inevitably have …

Interview with Dr. Gary Mercado

Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow, was very fortunate to capture Dr. Gary Mercado’s full attention last week as he was managing through five days of quarantine in Manila after visiting family in America.  Even though struggling with jet lag and a 14 hour time change, …

Interview with Dr. Mae Dolendo

In her own words, Dr. Mae Dolendo, or “Doc Mae” as she is known amongst her patients and peers, stresses that you must be tenacious when it comes to building a team of dedicated doctors, nurses, and health care providers to care for the pediatric …

Know The Glow Joins IAPB

During the pandemic, KnowTheGlow (KTG) jumped in feet first launching targeted digital social campaigns internationally, bringing its mission of building awareness to help in detecting early childhood blindness to countries around the world.  As Emily Dickinson once said “Forever is composed of NOWS” and with …