Global Members Committee

Global Members Committee

Description

The Global Members Committee assesses the needs of non-U.S. based members and recommends ways to increase participation in ARVO to the ARVO Board of Trustees. 

Activities

  • Collects and interprets statistical information relating to the involvement of non-U.S. based members in ARVO.
  • Encourages non-U.S. based members to more fully participate in the governance and programs of the Association.
  • Sponsors Annual Meeting workshops on relevant topics.
  • 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

Daniel Llewellyn Rathbun, PhD

Section: Retina
University of Tuebingen
Tuebingen , Germany
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/02/2019

Member

Muhammad Abdulrazik, MD, PhD

Section: Physiology/Pharmacology
East Jerusalem Biomedical Institute
East Jerusalem , Palestine
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Member

Radha Ayyagari, PhD, FARVO

Section: Retina
University of California San Diego
La Jolla , Callif.
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/03/2018

Member

Jean X. Jiang, PhD

Section: Lens
University of Texas Health Science Center
Helotes , Texas
Term: 05/08/2015 - 05/03/2018

Member

Kate E. Keller, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University
Portland , Ore.
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/03/2018

Member

Thanasis Panorgias, MSc, PhD

Section: Visual Psychophysics & Physiological Optics
New England College of Optometry
Boston , Mass.
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Member

Arturo J Ramirez-Miranda, MD

Section: Cornea
Institute of Ophthalmology, Conde de Valenciana
Mexico City , DF, Mexico
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/03/2019

Member

Juliana M F Sallum, MD

Section: Retina
Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo (UNIFESP)
Sao Paulo , SP, Brazil
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Arieh Sorin Solomon, MD, PhD

Section: Visual Neuroscience
Tel-Aviv University
Tel-Hashomer , Israel
Term: 03/01/2017 - 05/02/2019

Member

Yi-Chen Sun, MD, MS

Section: Cornea
Taipei Tzu-Chi General Hospital
New Taipei City , Taiwan
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Member

Manuel Vidal-Sanz, MD, PhD, FARVO

Section: Glaucoma
Universidad de Murcia
Murcia , Spain
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/03/2018

Member

Lihteh Wu, MD

Section: Retina
Asociados de Macula Vitreo y Retina de Costa Rica
San Jose , Costa Rica
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Xiangtian Zhou, PhD

Section: Anatomy & Pathology
Wenzhou Medical University
Wenzhou , Zhejiang, China
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

Staff Committee Liaison

Kiah Culver

ARVO