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 opens December 2021
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

Applications will be accepted from December 2021 through January 2022. 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

Acner Camino, PhD

Section: Retina
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland , Ore.
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Samantha Dando, PhD

Section: Immunology/Microbiology
Queensland University of Technology
Queensland , Australia
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Zohreh Hosseinzadeh

Section: Retina
Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden
Dresden , Germany
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Vikas Khetan, DO, DNB, FMRF

Section: Anatomy & Pathology/Oncology
Sankara Nethralaya
Chennai Tamil Nadu , India
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Birgit Lorenz, MD, PhD, FEBO, FARVO

Section: Retina
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
Giessen , Germany
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Hui Zhang, MD, PhD

Section: Retina
National Chengdu Center for Safety Evaluation of Drug
Chengdu , China
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

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

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