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

Stephen C.

President

Stephen C. Pflugfelder
MD, FARVO

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

Melinda K.

Vice President

Melinda K. Duncan
PhD, FARVO

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

Irene

Vice President

Irene Gottlob
MD, FARVO

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

Maureen G.

President-elect

Maureen G. Maguire
PhD, FARVO

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

T. Michael

Vice President-elect

T. Michael Redmond
PhD, FARVO

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

Maureen A.

Vice President-elect

Maureen A. McCall
PhD, FARVO

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

W. Daniel

Immediate Past President

W. Daniel Stamer
PhD, FARVO

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

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

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

Leopold

Trustee

Leopold Schmetterer
PhD, FARVO

Physiology/Pharmacology
Singapore Eye Research Institute
Singapore
Term: 2020 - 2025

Srinivas

Trustee

Srinivas Sadda
MD, FARVO

Retina
Doheny Eye Institute
Los Angeles , California
Term: 2020 - 2025

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

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

Tasneem

At-Large Members-in-Training Trustee

Tasneem Khatib
MA, BMBCh

Clinical Neuroscience
University of Cambridge
Cambridge , England
Term: 2019 - 2021