Dean, Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Dr. Puliafito received his M.D. from Harvard University and earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is professor and chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and medical director of the Institute’s Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital. In 2001, Dr. Puliafito was appointed director of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and held the Institute’s Stanley and Kathleen Glaser Chair in Ophthalmology until he assumed the deanship of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in 2007.