Giulia Corradetti, MD, is a retina specialist and Doheny Scientist at Doheny Image Reading and Research Lab (DIRRL), mentored by SriniVas R Sadda, MD. She received her medical degree (MD) at the University of Bologna (Italy), and Ophthalmology Residency training at the Scientific Institute San Raffaele in Milan (Italy). Subsequently, she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Wright Foundation in Los Angeles, CA, followed by a clinic and research Fellowship in Medical Retina and Retina Imaging at UCLA and Doheny Eye Centers-UCLA.
Dr. Corradetti’s major research interests include the study of early imaging biomarkers inatrophic age-related macular degeneration, retina imaging advanced analysis, AI/big data & precision health, retina imaging analysis, and advanced retinal imaging technology. Dr. Corradetti has more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored several book chapters including the seventh edition of the Ryan’s Retina textbook. She also serves as a reviewer of multiple peer-reviewed journals including Ophthalmology Retina, IOVS, and Retina. She has presented her work at national and international conferences.
Dr. Corradetti serves the ARVO CME Committee for the term 2021-2024, and the AAO International Meetings Committee since 2022. She has been selected for the ARVO Science Communication Training Fellowship, ARVO Global Mentorship, and ASRS-WinR Mentoring Program. Dr. Corradetti is one of the mentors of the AAO Minority in Ophthalmology Mentoring (MOM) program, and she served the Young MD Connect team as Ambassador to provide mentorship to aspiring ophthalmologists. Her goal is to provide meaningful improvements in patients’ eye care by being involved in both clinical care and research, always with the goal of putting patients first and advocating to reduce blindness worldwide and disparities in eye care. Dr. Corradetti is also very interested in advocacy and outreach among young students to promote STEM and to work with the schools in the district to plan events to introduce the students to the world of vision science.