Chantal Josee Boisvert

Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology
School of Medicine

Director of Medical Education, Ophthalmology
School of Medicine

M.D., Laval University School of Medicine, 2003


O.D., University of Montreal School of Optometry, 1998

Phone: Appointments:(949)824-2020; Academic Office: (949) 824-6256
Fax: (949)824-4015; (949) 824-8580
Email: cboisver@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
UC Irvine Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
Neuro-Ophthalmology (Adult & Pediatric), Amblyopia, Virtual Reality (VR)
   
URL www.uci.edu
   
Academic
Distinctions
Top Doctor of Irvine 2017
Castle Connolly

Healthcare Hero
UC Irvine Health (Advancement), May 2017

Elected Fellow of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)
NANOS meeting, Washington, DC, April 5, 2017

Outstanding Teaching Service Award, University of California Irvine, Department of Ophthalmology, June 2016

Director of Medical Education in Ophthalmology, University of California Irvine, School of Medicine. July 2015-present

Best Frank B. Walsh Session Paper by a Fellow
“OMG, I can’t C”, NANOS Meeting, Snowbird, UT, February 9-14, 2013

Top Doctors, 2012, Albuquerque Magazine, New Mexico

Outstanding Medical Student Educator Award, University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, 2011

Top Doctors, 2011, Albuquerque Magazine, New Mexico

Top Doctors, 2010, Albuquerque Magazine, New Mexico

Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO), 2010

Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), 2010

Board Certification in Ophthalmology (USA), American Board of Ophthalmology, June 2010

Board Certification in Ophthalmology (CANADA), The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), May 2008

Elected Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, July 2006-June 2007
Ophthalmology Residency Program, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC

Best Oral Presentation, 16th Annual Ophthalmology Research Day, University of Montreal, 2006

Scholarship, Optometric Services Inc., 1998
   
Research
Abstract
UCI Ultrasound Program/Research in Tanzania. Pediatric Ophthalmology Research Project with 2 first-year UCI medical students. January 2018-present.

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) ATS22 Study - Planning Committee Member. January 2018-present.

Common Refractive Errors in Non-Human Primates and Implications in Research.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies. 2008-present.

The Surpass Intracranial Aneurysm Embolization System Pivotal Trial to treat large OR giant wide neck aneurysms (SCENT Trial).
Sponsor: Stryker Neurovascular. 2015-present.

Clinical characteristics of pediatric pseudotumor cerebri.
Multiple site retrospective cohort study. Role: Co-Investigator. 2014-2017.

Eltrombopag PETIT: Eltrombopag in Pediatric patients with Thrombocytopenia from ITP. The GlaxoSmithKline group of companies, Worldwide Development. 2010-2012.

A Phase 1b, Dose-Escalating, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Subcateneous ELND002 in Patients with relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis (ELAN D2).
Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2010-2012.

Multidose pharmacokinetics and Dose-Ranging of Inositol in Premature Infants.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Neonatal Research Network. 2010-2011.

Investigating the role of p53 pathway in Oxygen-induced Retinopathy.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Role: Collaborator. 2010-2011.

A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of ONO-4641 in Patients with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis.
Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. 2010.

Efficacy and Safety of Fingolimod (FTY720) in Patients with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (FREEDOMS II).
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. 2010.

Physiological effects of Isofurans on endothelial cells and neonatal rat retina.
Laboratory of Dr. Sylvain Chemtob, Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital Center, Montreal, QC, Canada. 2005.
   
Publications ARTICLES (PEER REVIEWED)

Beres SJ, Boisvert CJ, Szperka CL, Sheldon CA, Burrows EK, Liu GW, Paley GL, Liu GT, Chilutti MR, McCormack SE. Clinical and Prognostic Significance of CSF Opening and Closing Pressures in Pediatric Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. Accepted to Pediatric Neurology pending revisions.

Vo T, Patel A, Boisvert CJ. Unilateral Transient Vision Loss Associated with an Opacified Onodi Cell. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. In Press. November 24, 2017.

Nummela SU, Coop SH, Cloherty S, Miller CT, Boisvert CJ, Leblanc M, Mitchell JF. Psychophysical Measurement of Marmoset Acuity and Myopia. Dev Neurobiol. 2016 Nov 2. doi: 10.1002/dneu.22467. [Epub ahead of print]

Sheldon CA, Paley GL, Kesler A, Eyal O, Ko MW, Boisvert CJ, Avery RA, Salpietro V, Phillips PH, Heidary G, McCormack SE, Liu GT. Pediatric Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Age, Sex and Anthropometrics at Diagnosis in a Large, Retrospective, Multi-site Cohort. Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2016 Nov;123(11):2424-2431.

Mitchell JF, Boisvert CJ, Reuter JD, Leblanc M. Correction of refractive errors in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) involved in visual research. Comp Med August 2014: 64 (4): 300-308.

McClatchey SK, Lane RG, Kubis KC, Boisvert C. Competency checklists for strabismus surgery and retinopathy of prematurity examination. J AAPOS. 2012 Feb;16(1):75-9.

Trumler AA, Boisvert C, Roa AM, Kikkawa DO, et al. Restrictive strabismus following pterygium excision surgery combined with amniotic membrane transplantation: A retrospective case review. J AAPOS. 2010 Feb;14(1): e29.

Boisvert C, Beverly DT, McClatchey SK. Theoretical strategy for choosing piggyback intraocular lens powers in young children. J AAPOS, 2009;13:555-557.

Kermovant-Duchemin E, Sennlaub F, Sirinyan M, Brault S, Andelfinger G, Kooli A, Germain S, Ong H, d’Orleans-Juste P, Gobeil F Jr, Zhu T, Boisvert C, Hardy P, Jain K, Falck JR, Balazy M, Chemtob S. 2005 Trans-arachidonic acids generated during nitrative stress induce a thombospondin-1-dependent microvascular degeneration. Nature Medicine, 2005; 11(12): 1339-45.

ARTICLES (NON PEER REVIEWED)

Sadun AS, Chu ER, Boisvert CJ. Neuro-ophthalmology safer than MRI? Letter to the editor. Ophthalmology 2013;120(4): 880.

Brenner Semela L. Boisvert, C. Man presents with proptosis, chemosis and red eye after motorcycle crash. Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2010.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Boisvert C. Refractive error cases. In: Challenging Cases in Pediatric Ophthalmology.  Robbins SL, Baber LJ and Granet DB, eds. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; October 20, 2012.

Boisvert C. Brown's syndrome. In: Challenging Cases in Pediatric Ophthalmology.  Robbins SL, Baber LJ and Granet DB, eds. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; October 20, 2012.

Boisvert C, Rouleau D. 2005 Corneal swab sampling for microbiology purposes. In: Procedure Manual for Physicians, University of Montreal Hospital Centre (CHUM).

ONLINE PUBLICATION (PEER REVIEWED)

Boisvert CJ, Tran, Ngoc-Anh. Multiple sclerosis. American Academy of Ophthalmology, EyeWiki. March 2016. http://eyewiki.aao.org/MultipleSclerosis. Accessed March 4, 2016.

Boisvert CJ, Gustafson K. Strabismus in Thyroid Eye Disease. American Academy of Ophthalmology, EyeWiki. March 2016. http://eyewiki.aao.org/StrabismusinThyroidEyeDisease. Accessed March 1, 2016.

Boisvert CJ, Tran, Ngoc-Anh. Anisocoria. American Academy of Ophthalmology, EyeWiki. February 2016. http://eyewiki.aao.org/Anisocoria. Accessed February 13, 2016.

ONLINE PUBLICATION (NON PEER REVIEWED)

Boisvert CJ. Vision and Special Needs Children. The Discovery Eye Foundation Blog, http://discoveryeye.org/blog/vision-and-special-needs-children/, April 2, 2015.

INTERNAL PUBLICATION

GHEI Newsletter 2017 Summer Edition: “10-minute surgery brings lifetime benefits for Dove Canyon man”. Donor Profile featuring Dr. Chantal Boisvert’s surgery

GHEI Newsletter 2015 Summer Edition: Interview Q&A: Dr. Chantal Boisvert

Boisvert C. Eye Care for kids at UNMH. Starting Gate (internal publication).
Week of December 26, 2011, Volume 9 Issues#52.

Boisvert C. Horizontal Strabismus – A review. Educational Seminar.
The University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital physician to physician website. http://hospitals.unm.edu/mds/unmch/index.shtml. January 2011.

POSTERS

Vo T, Patel A, Boisvert CJ. Case Series of Unilateral Transient Vision Loss Associated with an Opacified Onodi Cell. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in conjunction with Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO 2016). Chicago, IL. October 15-18, 2016.

Sheldon CA, Paley GL, Kesler A, Boisvert C, Avery RA, Heidary G, McCormack SE, Liu GT. Pediatric Primary Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome (PTCS): A Detailed, Retrospective, Multicenter Analysis Of Anthropometrics. 41st Annual NANOS (North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society) Meeting. Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, CA. February 21-26, 2015.

Beres SJ, Sheldon CA, Boisvert C, Szperka CL, Paley GL, Burrows EK, Chilutti MR, Liu GW, McCormack SE, Liu GT. Clinical and Prognostic Significance of CSF Closing Pressure in Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome. 41st Annual NANOS (North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society) Meeting. Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, CA. February 21-26, 2015.

Chu ER, Hong BK, Boisvert C, Sadun AA. Changes in Fixation in Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy: Comparison of Fundus Photographs and Automated Visual Fields. 39th Annual NANOS (North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society) Meeting. Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Snowbird, UT. February 9-14, 2013.

Trumler AA, Boisvert C, Roa AM, Granet DB, Kikkawa DO. Restrictive Strabismus following Pterygium Excision Surgery combined with Amniotic Membrane Transplantation - A Retrospective Case Review. American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 14-18, 2010.

Corriveau C, Allaire G, Boisvert C. Intraocular tumor in a young patient. Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS), Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Whistler, BC, June 11-14, 2008.
   
Professional
Societies
Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO)
Fellow of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)
Member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology (AAPOS)
Member of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO)
Member of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (CAEPS)
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
Member of the Consortium of Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmologists (CPNO)
Member of the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology (OCSO)
Member of the American Medical Association (AMA)
   
Other Experience Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology
University of Southern California/Doheny Eye Institute 2012—2013

Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
UC San Diego/Shiley Eye Center 2008—2009

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
University of New Mexico School of Medicine 2009—2012

Associate Physician Diplomate - Pediatric Ophthalmology
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego 2013—2015

Optometrist
Polyclinique Maisonneuve-Rosemont & Lunetterie Luc Doyle, Canada 1998—1999

Assistant HS Clinical Professor
University of California Irvine 2015—2017

Graduate Programs Ophthalmology

   
Research Center
   
   
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Last updated 01/27/2018