Kimberly Brown Smith, M.D., Ph.D., is an ophthalmologist, glaucoma expert, and biomedical engineer. Currently, she is on the Clinical and Scientific Policy Staff in the Office of Product Evaluation and Quality in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health. In addition, for over ten years she has cared for patients at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Ophthalmology Clinic. Previously, she was on faculty at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Biological Resources Engineering Department. She started her career as a Corporate Research Fellow with AT&T Bell Laboratories.