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 L. Rathbun, PhD

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

Chair-elect

Kate E. Keller, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University
Portland , Ore.
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/02/2019

Member

Muhammad Abdulrazik, MD, PhD

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

Member

Ester Carreno, MD

Section: Immunology and Microbiology
Hospital Universitario Fundacion Jimenez Diaz
Madrid , Spain
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Pamela M. Martin, PhD

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
Augusta University
Augusta , Georgia
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Ashik Mohamed, MBBS, MTech, PhD

Section: Lens
L V Prasad Eye Institute
Hyderabad, Telangana , India
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Thanasis Panorgias, MSc, PhD

Section: Visual Psychophysics and 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
Sao Paulo , SP, Brazil
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Arieh S. Solomon, MD, PhD, FARVO

Section: Visual Neuroscience
Tel-Aviv University, Goldschleger Eye Research
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

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 and Pathology
Wenzhou Medical University
Wenzhou , Zhejiang, China
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

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

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

Kiah Culver

ARVO
Senior Manager, Customer Service