Dr. Mitch Brinks
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Casey Global Programming
Dr. Brinks was raised and educated in the Pacific Northwest. He focuses on bringing advanced technology and high quality eye care to under-served rural communities throughout Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. His international teaching and research endeavors have taken Dr. Brinks overseas to Cambodia, Bhutan, East Timor, Guatemala, the Marshall Islands, and the Samoas. He completed a masters degree at OSU in international health to support his work with the ministries of health overseas, furthering their vision for eye care in their countries. While not at work, Dr. Brinks enjoys native forest restoration, surfing, and archery.
Global Eye Health Leader
Dr. Brinks overseas all Casey Eye Institute work in Southeast Asia, including their capacity building efforts in Myanmar and Northern Thailand as well as research efforts out of Bangkok with Siriraj.