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 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 ARVO.
  • Sponsors ARVO Annual Meeting workshops on relevant topics.
  • Reports to the Board of Trustees at its regular meetings.

Meetings

The committee meets during the Annual Meeting and conducts business via ARVOConnect, email and 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

Ester Carreno, MD

Section: Immunology and Microbiology
Hospital Universitario Fundacion Jimenez Diaz
Madrid , Spain
Term: 05/07/2021 - 04/27/2023

Member

Jennifer Craig, PhD, FCOptom

Section: Cornea
University of Dundee
Auckland , New Zealand
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Fabian Lerner, MD

Section: Glaucoma
University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires , Argentina
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Sandra Block, OD

Section: Clinical/Epidemiologic Research
Illinois College of Optometry & World Council of Optometry
Chicago , Ill.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Member

Javier Cabrerizo, MD, PhD

Section: Cornea
Eye Clinic Rigshospitalet/University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen , Denmark
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Member

Rony Sayegh, MD

Section: Cornea
Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute - Ophthalmology Dept.
Cleveland , Ohio
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Member

Kevin Chan, PhD

Section: Visual Neuroscience
New York University School of Medicine
New York , N.Y.
Term: 05/01/2022 - 05/30/2025

Member

Eirini Chatziralli, MD, MSc, PhD, FEBO

Section: Retina
University of Athens
Athens , Greece
Term: 05/01/2022 - 05/30/2025

Member

Wai Kit Chu

Section: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
, Hong Kong
Term: 05/01/2022 - 05/30/2025

Member

Alberto de Castro Arribas, PhD

Section: Visual Psychophysics/Physiological Optics
Instituto de Optica, CSIC
Madrid , Spain
Term: 05/01/2022 - 05/30/2025

Member

Himal Kandal, PhD

Section: Clinical/Epidemiologic Research
The University of Sydney
Sydney , Australia
Term: 05/01/2022 - 05/30/2025

Member

Mengxi Shen

Section: Clinical/Epidemiologic Research
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami , Fl.
Term: 05/01/2022 - 05/30/2025

Trustee Liaison

Stephen Burns, PhD, FARVO

Visual Psychophysics/Physiological Optics
Indiana University School of Optometry
Bloomington , Ind.
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/07/2024

Ex Officio

Stephen C. Pflugfelder, MD, FARVO

Section: Cornea
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston , Tex.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/05/2022

Ex Officio

Maureen G. Maguire, PhD, FARVO

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

Ex Officio

Justine R. Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO

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

Ex Officio

Iris M. Rush, CAE

ARVO
Executive Director

Staff Committee Liaison

Kiah Culver

ARVO
Assistant Director, Customer Service