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
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/02/2019

Member

Steven F Abcouwer, PhD

Section: Immunology & Microbiology
Univ of Michigan Kellog Eye Ctr
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Cagri G Besirli, MD PhD

Section: Retina
University of Michigan
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/03/2018

Margot L Goodkin, MD PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Paul A Knepper, MD FARVO

Section: Glaucoma
University of Illinois at Chicago
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/10/2018

Member

Marina Mesquida, MD, MSc, PhD

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

Member

Derek Nankivil, PhD

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

Member

Susan C Orr, OD

Section: Retina
Notal Vision
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Member

Naj Sharif, PhD, FARVO

Section: Physiology/Pharmacology
Santen Inc.
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Ex Officio

Claude F. Burgoyne, MD, FARVO

Section: Glaucoma
Devers Eye Institute
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Ex Officio

Emily Y. Chew, MD, FARVO

Section: Clinical & Epidemiologic Research
National Eye Institute/NIH
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/03/2018

Ex Officio

Steven J Fliesler, PhD FARVO

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
SUNY-Buffalo / VA Med Ctr-Buffalo
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Ex Officio

Justine R. Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO

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

Ex Officio Executive Director

Iris M. Rush, CAE

ARVO

Trustee Liaison

Stephen C Pflugfelder, MD FARVO

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

Staff Committee Liaison

Gayle Claman, CAE

ARVO