Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr. K. Leonard




BSC(Hon), MSc, MD, FRCSC
Comprehensive Ophthalmology


Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Department of Ophthalmology
Queen's University

Ophthalmologist
Brockville General Hospital, Brockville, ON

Contact:

Phone: (613) - 342 - 9756
Fax: (613) -342 - 1119
Practice Profile Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Education Ophthalmology Residency:
University of Ottawa, FRCSC (2014)
Medical School:
University of Western (2009)
Pre-Medical:
Master of Science,Neurorscience/Cellular & Molecular Science (2005)
Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience (2003)
Awards & Scholarships University of Ottawa Ophthalmology Research Day - 2nd Prize (2005)
ARVO Santen Pharmaceutical Travel Grant (2005)
NSERC Doctoral Post-Graduate Scholarship (declined, 2005)
NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship, University of Ottawa (2004-2005)
University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarships (2003-2005)
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Ottawa (2003-2004)
University of Ottawa Strategic Areas of Development Award (2003-2004)
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award, Carleton University (2003)
Brock University Returning Scholars Awards (2001-2003)
University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship (1999-2000)


Publications:

Leonard KC, Gao J, Hamilton J, Gottlieb C, Coupland SG. (2013) The utility of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (mfERG) in screening for hydroxychloroquine /chloroquine induced retinopathy. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 5-9, 2013. *Poster

Leonard KC, Gao J, Hamilton J, Coupland SG, Gottlieb C. (2013) The utility of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (mfERG) in screening for hydroxychloroquine /chloroquine induced retinopathy. University of Ottawa Department of Ophthalmology 27th Annual Research Day, Ottawa, ON. May 22, 2013. *Oral

Leonard KC, Gao J, Hamilton J, Coupland SG, Gottlieb C. (2012) The Utility of Multifocal Electroretinography (mfERG) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in screening for hydroxychloroquine /chloroquine induced retinopathy. University of Ottawa Department of Ophthalmology 26th Annual Research Day, Ottawa, ON. May 23, 2012. *Oral

Leonard KC, Hamilton J, Brownstein J, Buhrmann R, Coupland SG. (2011) The utility of the Photopic Negative Response (PhNR) of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (mfERG) for the detection of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (rNFL) loss and optic nerve damage. University of Ottawa Department of Ophthalmology 25th Annual Research Day, Ottawa, ON. May 13, 2011. *Oral

Smith CA, Newson TA, Leonard KC, Holdsworth DW, Barfett J, Hutnik CML, Hill KA. Modeling the Flow and Fate of Ocular Drugs Using Micro-CT. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2010 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2010. *Poster

Smith CA, Newson TA, Leonard KC, Holdsworth DW, Norley CJ, Barfett J,. Hutnik CML, Hill KA. Micro-CT imaging captures anomalous features of intravitrealinjections that impact on drug delivery. Canadian Ophthalmology Society,Quebec City, Canada, June 29, 2010. *Oral

MacPherson, T.C., Leonard, K.C., Hutnik, C.M.L., Hill, K.A. (2009) In vivo model for drug delivery testing: Memantine treated mouse model of retinal degeneration assessed with electroretinography. Canadian Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, June, 2009 *Oral

Smith C.A., Newson T.A., Leonard K.C., Holdsworth D.W., Norley C.J., Barfett J.,Hutnik C.M.L., Hill K.A. (2009) Quantitative modeling of ocular Drug Flow using micro-CT. Canadian Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, June, 2009 *Poster

MacPherson, T.C., Leonard, K.C., Hutnik, C.M.L., Hill, K.A. (2009) In vivo model for drug delivery testing: Multi-parameter ocular phenotyping in a memantine-treated mouse model of retinal degeneration. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2009 Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 3 - 7, 2009. *Poster

MacPherson, T.C., Leonard, K.C., Hutnik, C.M.L., Hill, K.A. (2008) In vivo model for drug delivery testing: Multi-parameter ocular phenotyping in a memantine treated mouse model of retinal degeneration. Ivey Eye Institute Ophthalmology Research Day 2008, London, ON, November 14, 2008. *Oral

Smith, C., Newson, T.A., Leonard, K.C., Holdsworth, D.W., Hutnik, C.M.L., Hill, K.A. (2008) Modelling ocular drug flow using micro-CT. Ivey Eye Institute Ophthalmology Research Day 2008, London, ON, November 14, 2008. *Oral

Leonard, K.C., Hutnik, C.M.L., Newson, T.A., Holdsworth, D.W., O’Carroll, D., Barfett, J., Hill, K.A. (2008) Modelling drug and fluid transfer through the porcine & lapine eye. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2008 Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 27 – May1, 2008. *Poster

MacPherson, T.C., Leonard, K.C., Hill, K.A., Hutnik, C.M.L. (2008) In vivo model for drug delivery testing: Memantine treated mouse model of retinal degeneration followed with electroretinography. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2008 Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 27 – May 1, 2008. *Poster

Hill, K., Newson, T., MacPherson, T., Leonard, K.C., Hutnik, C.M.L. (2008) A Multidisciplinary Experimental Eye Research Facility Tackles Origins of Eye Disease from Bench Top to Bedside. Western Engineering and Science Research Showcase, London, Ontario, January 2008. *Oral

Leonard, K.C., Hutnik, C.M.L., Newson, T.A., Holdsworth, D.W., O’Carroll, D., Barfett, J., Hill, K.A. (2007) Modelling drug and fluid transfer through the porcine & lapine eye. Ivey Eye Institute Ophthalmology Research Day 2007, London, ON, November 14, 2007. *Oral

MacPherson, T.C., Leonard, K.C., Hill, K.A., Hutnik, C.M.L. (2007) In vivo model for drug delivery testing: Memantine treated mouse model of retinal degeneration followed with electroretinography. Ivey Eye Institute Ophthalmology Research Day 2007, London, ON, November 14, 2007. *Oral

Newson, T.A., Leonard, K.C., Holdsworth, D.W., Hutnik, C.M.L., O’Carroll, D., Hill, K.A. (2007) Modelling drug and fluid transfer through the porcine and lapine eye. Canadian Biomaterials Society 2007 Annual Meeting, London, ON, May 25-27, 2007. *Poster

Tsilfidis, C., Leonard, K.C., Petrin, D., Coupland, S.G., Baker, A.N., Hauswirth, W.W., and Korneluk, R.G. (2005) The X-linked Inhibitor of Apoptosis (XIAP) preserves photoreceptors in the P23H and S334ter models of Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Ocular Cell and Molecular Biology Meeting, Sarasota, FL, USA, September 8-10, 2005. *Poster

Leonard, K.C., Petrin, D., Coupland, S.G., Baker, A., Leonard, B.C., Korneluk, R.G., and Tsilfidis, C. (2005) XIAP(X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis) gene therapy protects photoreceptors in animal models of Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2005 Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, May 1-5 2005. *Oral

Leonard, K.C., Petrin, D., Coupland, S.G., Baker, A., Leonard, B.C., Korneluk, R.G., and Tsilfidis, C. (2005) XIAP(X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis) gene therapy protects photoreceptors in animal models of Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). University of Ottawa Department of Ophthalmology 19th Annual Research Day, Ottawa, ON. *Oral

Leonard, K.C., Petrin, D., Coupland, S.G., Baker, A., Leonard, B.C., Korneluk, R.G., and Tsilfidis, C. (2004) Anti-apoptotic gene therapy in animal models of retinitis pigmentosa. University of Ottawa Department of Ophthalmology 18th Annual Research Day, Ottawa, ON. *Poster

Brudzynski, S.M., Thompson , B., and Leonard, K. (2003) Dopaminergic mechanism in the basal forebrain of the rat for production of species-specific 50-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations. Sixth International Congress of the Polish Neuroscience Society and Jerzy Konorski Memorial Symposium on the Integrative Activity of the Brain, Warsaw, July 16-19, 2003, Acta Neurobiol. Exp., 2003, 63:238. *Poster

Full Papers:

Smith CA, Newson TA, Leonard KC, Barfett J, Holdsworth DW, Hutnik CM, Hill KA. (2012) A framework for modeling ocular drug transport through the eye using micro-CT. Phys Med Biol, 57(19): 6295-307. Lenehan, J.G., Leonard, K.C., Nandra, S., Isaacs, C., Mathew, A., and Fisher, W.A. (2008) Women's knowledge, attitudes, and intentions concerning HumanPapillomavirus vaccination: findings of a waiting room survey of obstetrics- gynaecology outpatients. J Obstet Gynaecol Can, 30(6): 489-499.

Leonard, K.C., Petrin D., Coupland, S.G., Baker, A.N., Leonard, B.C., Lacasse, E.C., Hauswirth, W.W., Korneluk, R.G., and Tsilfidis, C. (2007) XIAP protection of photoreceptors in animals models of retinitis pigmentosa. PLoS ONE, 2: e314.

Thompson, B., Leonard, K.C., and Brudzynski, S.M. (2006) Amphetamine-induced 50-kHz calls from rat nucleus accumbens: A quantitative mapping study and acoustic analysis. Behavioural Brain Research, 168: 64-73.

Textbook Contributions:

Leonard, K.C. & Hutnik C.M.L. “Statin Medications and Glaucoma”. The Glaucoma. Book. Editors: Schacknow, P. & Samples, J. Springer Publishing(Sidebar Essay)

Leonard, K.C. & Hutnik C.M.L. “Antihypertensive Medications and Glaucoma”. The Glaucoma Book. Editors: Schacknow, P. & Samples, J. Springer Publishing (Sidebar Essay)

Leonard, K.C. & Hutnik C.M.L. “Using Electroretinography for Glaucoma Diagnosis”.The Glaucoma Book. Editors: Schacknow, P. & Samples, J. Springer Publishing (Full Chapter)