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

  • Sponsor Annual Meeting workshops and develop informational materials to teach members about commercial opportunities for collaboration, funding, financial arrangements, patent licensing, etc.
  • Suggest new ways that ARVO can collaborate with industry for the benefit of its members.
  • Report 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.

How to Apply - application period closed January 12
To be considered for membership on the Committee, please submit an online application consisting of an application statement, plus detail of past ARVO service and/or experience. It is recommended that individuals:

    • Invest time in their application
    • Make sure their member information is updated and accurate in ARVOConnect

The ARVO President-elect will make appointments in February/March for the term beginning in May 2022 (additional details will be announced at a later date).

Roster

Chair

Margot L. Goodkin, MD, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Allergan
Laguna Beach , Calif.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 04/27/2023

Chair-elect

Janet Serle, MD

Section: Glaucoma
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Ophthalmology Dept.
New York , N.Y.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Member

Anita Ghosh

Section: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood , Ill.
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Kamal Das, PhD, MBA

Section: Lens
Alcon Vision, LLC
Fort Worth , Tex.
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Reza Badian, MD, MPA

Section: Cornea
University of South-Eastern Norway
Oslo , Norway
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Sunil Chauhan, DVM, PhD

Section: Cornea
Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School - Ophthalmology Dept.
Boston , Ma.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Jeffrey Willis, MD, PhD

Section: Retina
Genentech / VA Martinez - Ophthalmology
San Francisco , Calif.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Annette Hoskin, BSc (Optom), MBA

Section: Clinical/Epidemiologic Research
Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney
Maylands , Australia
Term: 05/24/2022 - 05/30/2025

Sharon Klier, MD, MPH

Section: Retina
UNITY Biotechnology
Calabasas , Calif.
Term: 05/24/2022 - 05/30/2025

Leopold Schmetterer
PhD, FARVO

Section: Physiology/Pharmacology
Singapore Eye Research Institute
Singapore
Term: 05/15/2021 - 05/31/2026

Terri Young
MD, MBA, FARVO

Section: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison , Wisc.
Term: 05/20/2022 - 05/31/2027

Ex Officio

Maureen G. Maguire, PhD, FARVO

Section: Clinical/Epidemiologic Research
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia , Penn.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2022

Executive Vice President

J. Mark Petrash, PhD, FARVO

Section: Lens
University of Colorado
Boulder , Colo.
Term: 05/20/2022 - 05/31/2027

Ex Officio

Iris M. Rush, CAE

ARVO
Executive Director

Staff Liaison

Jason Spessard

ARVO
Chief Financial Officer