We would like to welcome Morgan R. Godin, MD to Minnesota Eye Consultants as our 2018-2019 Ophthalmic Fellow!
Dr. Godin specializes in cataract, cornea, glaucoma and refractive surgery. She practices out of our Bloomington, Minnetonka and Minneapolis locations.
Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, Dr. Godin graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in Durham, NC. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, with a minor in chemistry. During her time there, she received numerous awards and honors, including the United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award and the Crosby Scholars Program Michael Nachman Scholarship.
She obtained her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. While there, she completed a research project which demonstrated that pigment epithelial-derived factor decreases outflow facility; she presented her findings at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the International Society for Eye Research. Following medical school, Dr. Godin completed an internship at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital Dept. of Internal Medicine in Greensboro, NC. She then completed her residency at Duke University Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology.
Throughout undergraduate and medical school, Dr. Godin was heavily involved in volunteer and education initiatives. Some of those projects included organizing fundraising efforts to help open a girls’ boarding school in Kenya through the Women’s Institute for Secondary Education and Research, facilitating inpatient art projects and therapy dog visits for patients with cancer at Duke University Hospital, serving as a health education instructor for elementary and high school students and assisting with community glaucoma screenings in Durham.
Dr. Godin has presented at several national conferences and co-authored numerous book chapters and journal publications. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Women in Ophthalmology, the International Society of Refractive Surgery and ARVO.
In her spare time, Dr. Godin enjoys exercising, traveling and spending time with her family. She is also an avid tennis player and was a NCHSAA 4-A North Carolina State Tennis Doubles Champion in high school.