Meet Our Team

Barbara C. Erny, MD

American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Barbara C. Erny, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist. She currently serves as the ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) Foundation Medical Liaison for International Programs. Dr. Erny’s mission is to foster collaboration and coordinate efforts of organizations committed to eliminating curable blindness in the developing world. A strong advocate for advancing environmental health, Dr. Erny spent many years on the Sutter Health Sustainability Committee. Currently she serves on the Physicians for Social Responsibility Environmental Health Committee, Steering Committee for the Medical Societies Consortium on Climate and Health, and she is a member of the Climate Action Working Group of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness. Dr. Erny is on the editorial board of the new online Journal of Climate Change and Health. She is devoted to coordinating efforts of Stanford and UCSF medical students and faculty to integrate climate change education into all levels of physician training.