Dr. Shelley Mo graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Biology and Mathematics. She then went on to complete her M.D. at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. During medical school, she held a leadership position in the Ophthalmology clinic within the student-run East Harlem Health Outreach Program and spent a scholarly year between her 3rd and 4th years of medical school conducting research in high resolution retinal vascular imaging at New York Eye and Ear. Her research centered on the validity of optical coherence tomography angiography in normal and pathologic eyes compared to adaptive optics fluorescein angiography. Prior to starting her ophthalmology training at UPMC, she completed a preliminary year in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-West. Her hobbies include cooking and cake decorating.