Commercial Relationships Committee

Commercial Relationships Committee

Description

The Commercial Relationships Committee (CRC) monitors the status of commercial relationships of ARVO members who contribute to the Annual Meeting and publications.

Activities

  • Reviews ARVO's Commercial Relationships Policy and recommends changes. Monitors the use of the codes in abstracts accepted by ARVO and in articles accepted by IOVS.
  • Sponsors Annual Meeting workshops and develops informational materials to teach members about commercial opportunities for collaboration, funding, financial arrangements, patent licensing, etc.
  • Suggests new ways that ARVO can collaborate with industry for the benefit of its members.
  • Reports to the Board of Trustees at its regular meetings.

Meetings

The committee meets during the ARVO Annual Meeting and conducts business via ARVOConnect, by email and if needed by conference call during the year.

Roster

Chair

Gregory R. Jackson, PhD

Section: Clinical & Epidemiologic Research
MacuLogix
Middletown , Pa.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/02/2019

Chair-elect

Susan C. Orr, OD

Section: Retina
Notal Vision
Chantilly , Va.
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/02/2019

Member

Steven F. Abcouwer, PhD

Section: Immunology and Microbiology
University of Michigan Kellog Eye Center
Ann Arbor , Mich.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Margot L. Goodkin, MD, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Allergan
Laguna Beach , Calif.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Marina Mesquida, MD, MSc, PhD

Section: Immunology and Microbiology
Hoffman-La Roche, Ltd
Basel , Switzerland
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Member

Poonam Mudgil, PhD

Section: Cornea
Western Sydney University
Penrith, New South Wales , Australia
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Manbir Nagra, MCOptom, PhD

Section: Anatomy and Pathology
City University London
London, England , United Kingdom
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Derek Nankivil, PhD

Section: Visual Psychophysics and Physiological Optics
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc.
Jacksonville , Fla.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Naj Sharif, PhD, FARVO, FBPhS

Section: Physiology and Pharmacology
Santen Inc.
Emeryville , Calif.
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Trustee Liaison

Stephen C. Pflugfelder, MD, FARVO

Section: Cornea
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston , Texas
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/06/2021

Ex Officio

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
SUNY-Buffalo / VA Medical Center - Buffalo
Buffalo , N.Y.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Ex Officio

W. Daniel Stamer, PhD, FARVO

Section: Physiology and Pharmacology
Duke University
Durham , N.C.
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/07/2020

Ex Officio

Claude F. Burgoyne, MD, FARVO

Section: Glaucoma
Devers Eye Institute
Portland , Ore.
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Ex Officio

Justine R. Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO

Section: Immunology and Microbiology
Flinders University
Adelaide , South Austrailia
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/05/2022

Ex Officio

Iris M. Rush, CAE

ARVO
Executive Director

Staff Committee Liaison

Gayle Claman, CAE

Chief Learning Officer
ARVO