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

Steven J.

President

Steven J. Fliesler
PhD, FARVO

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

Raymond A.

Vice President

Raymond A. Applegate
OD, PhD, FARVO

Visual Psychophysics/Physiological Optics
Visual Optics Institute/College of Optometry - University of Houston
Houston , Texas
Term: 2014 - 2019

Andrew D.

Vice President

Andrew D. Dick
MBBS, MD, FMedSci, FARVO

Immunology/Microbiology
University of Bristol - Bristol Eye Hospital
Bristol , England
Term: 2014 - 2019

W. Daniel

President-elect

W. Daniel Stamer
PhD, FARVO

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

Jennifer J.

Vice President-elect

Jennifer J. Kang-Mieler
PhD, FARVO

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

Claude F.

Immediate Past President

Claude F. Burgoyne
MD, FARVO

Glaucoma
Devers Eye Institute/Legacy Research Institute
Portland , Oregon
Term: 2013 - 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

Stephen C.

Trustee

Stephen C. Pflugfelder
MD, FARVO

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

Irene

Trustee

Irene Gottlob
MD, FARVO

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

Louis R.

Trustee

Louis R. Pasquale
MD, FARVO

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

Melinda K.

Trustee

Melinda K. Duncan
PhD, FARVO

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

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