President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

Arch McNamara, MD

This is Arch McNamara, MD

Arch McNamara, MD who was educated through medical school at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and trained in vitreoretinal surgery at Wills Eye, remained on the Wills Retina faculty throughout his career. He is particularly renowned for his landmark work on laser photocoagulation for the blinding eye disease retinopathy of prematurity. Dr. McNamara’s work gave new hope to families around the world with premature babies afflicted with this disease.