Bio: Janet C. Ferran is a native of New Orleans and as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician has worked as a clinician and researcher in the field of ophthalmology for the past twenty-eight years.
As Vice-President of Research and Development for Baltech, Inc. for the past thirteen years, she has worked on the development of an antiviral drug recently licensed to a large pharmaceutical company. Daily she can be found in the retina clinic at Ochsner Foundation.
In her spare time, she enjoys interviewing local ophthalmologists for her column Reflections in the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology Newsletter.
She shares her private life with her daughter Tina, son_in_law Matthew, and grandson Austin.