Dr. Gensure hails from Pittsburgh, PA, where she graduated valedictorian from Schenley High School. She pursued an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at Boston University and graduated summa cum laude with additional departmental and university honors. She completed her MD and PhD degrees at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Gensure’s graduate PhD studies in biomedical engineering were under the direction of Dr. David J. Foran, PhD, with an emphasis in medical image analysis, machine learning, and informatics. She completed ophthalmology residency at the John A. Moran Eye Center / University of Utah. Following residency, Dr. Gensure completed a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Casey Eye Institute at the Oregon Health & Science University, receiving subspecialty training in the medical and surgical management of retinal and vitreous disease.

In her free time, Dr. Gensure loves getting outdoors and staying physically active. She regularly participates in dance and fitness classes, including CrossFit, core training, kickboxing, and Zumba. In the winter, Dr. Gensure spends much of her free time on the ski slopes. Once the weather warms up, she switches to biking and hiking. When she is staying indoors, Dr. Gensure enjoys cooking and baking.


  • “Fellow of the Year” 2022 award, Casey Eye Institute / OHSU
  • “Best Fellow Research Presentation” 2022,Casey Eye Institute / OHSU
  • Selected by The Retina Society and the American Society of Retina Specialists for the American Academy of Ophthalmology Advocacy Ambassador Program
  • “Top 5 Video”, Advances in Pediatric Retina meeting 2021
  • Elected mentee for American Society of Retina Specialists Early Career Section Mentoring program
  • Elected mentee for Women in Retina
  • Elected mentee for ARVO Global Mentorship Program
  • Selected as ARCS Research Scholar at the University of Utah / Moran Eye Center
  • Vision Research Scholar in the Department of Research at Wills Eye Hospital

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