Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is comprised of elected members from ARVO's 13 Scientific Sections along with elected and trustee-appointed officers. The president and vice president(s) are elected from within the Board each year. The executive vice president is elected by the general membership to a five-year term and is a voting member of the Board of Trustees. The ARVO executive director serves as an ex officio member of the Board. For more information on Board of Trustee duties, appointments and elections please refer to the bylaws.

Roster

W. Daniel

President

W. Daniel Stamer
PhD, FARVO

Physiology/Pharmacology
Duke University
Durham , North Carolina
Term: 2015 - 2020

Jennifer J.

Vice President

Jennifer J. Kang-Mieler
PhD, FARVO

Retina
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago , Illinois
Term: 2015 - 2020

Stephen C.

President-elect

Stephen C. Pflugfelder
MD, FARVO

Cornea
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston , Texas
Term: 2017 - 2021

Melinda K.

Vice President-elect

Melinda K. Duncan
PhD, FARVO

Lens
University of Delaware
Newark , Delaware
Term: 2016 - 2021

Irene

Vice President-elect

Irene Gottlob
MD, FARVO

Eye Movements/Strabismus/Amblyopia/Neuro Ophthalmology
University of Leicester
Leicester , England
Term: 2016 - 2021

Steven J.

Immediate Past President

Steven J. Fliesler
PhD, FARVO

Retinal Cell Biology
State University of New York-Buffalo/VA Medical Center
Buffalo , New York
Term: 2014 - 2019

Justine R.

Executive Vice President

Justine R. Smith
FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO

Immunology/Microbiology
Flinders University
Adelaide , Australia
Term: 2017 - 2022

Hans E.

Trustee

Hans E. Grossniklaus
MD, MBA, FARVO

Anatomy & Pathology/Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine-Emory Eye Center
Atlanta , Georgia
Term: 2018 - 2023

T. Michael

Trustee

T. Michael Redmond
PhD, FARVO

Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
National Eye Institute - National Institutes of Health
Bethesda , Maryland
Term: 2017 - 2022

Maureen G.

Trustee

Maureen G. Maguire
PhD, FARVO

Clinical/Epidemiologic Research
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Term: 2017 - 2022

Andrew

Trustee

Andrew Taylor
PhD, FARVO

Immunology/Microbiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston , Massachusetts
Term: 2019 - 2024

Louis R.

Trustee

Louis R. Pasquale
MD, FARVO

Glaucoma
Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Boston , Mass
Term: 2018 - 2023

Patricia

Trustee

Patricia D'Amore
MBA, PhD, FARVO

Retinal Cell Biology
Schepens Eye Research Institute - Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Boston , Massachusetts
Term: 2019 - 2024

Stephen

Trustee

Stephen Burns
PhD, FARVO

Visual Psychophysics/Physiological Optics
Indiana University School of Optometry
Bloomington , Indiana
Term: 2019 - 2024

Maureen A.

Trustee

Maureen A. McCall
PhD, FARVO

Visual Neuroscience
University of Louisville
Louisville , Kentucky
Term: 2017 - 2022

Ex Officio Members

Paul

ARVO Foundation Board of Governors Chair

Paul Sternberg, Jr.
MD, FARVO

Retina
Vanderbilt University Medical Center-Vanderbilt Eye Institute
Nashville , Tennessee
Term: 2018 - 2023

Iris M.

Executive Director

Iris M. Rush
CAE

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Rockville , Maryland

Emily

At-Large Members-in-Training Trustee

Emily Patterson
PhD

Advanced Ocular Imaging Program (AOIP)
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee , Wisconsin
Term: 2017 - 2019