Publications Committee

Description

The Publications Committee (PUBS) provides guidance to ensure the optimal positioning of the Association's journals and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees as appropriate. The Committee also provides scholarly publishing resources for ARVO members and assists the Board with related policy decisions.

Activities

  • Identifies and addresses topics necessary to stay current with scholarly publishing.
  • Reviews the performance and positioning of ARVO's journals in relation to the evolving landscape of scholarly publishing, making recommendations as indicated.
  • Recommends new policies and drafts updates to current ARVO publishing related policies.
  • Provides member education via workshops and other means on scholarly publishing topics.
  • Administers ARVO's Publication Financial Assistance Program.
  • Reports to the Board of Trustees at its regular meetings.

Meetings

The committee meets during the ARVO 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

John Nickerson, PhD, FARVO

Section: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Emory University
Atlanta , Ga.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 04/27/2023

Member

Eirini Chatziralli, MD, MSc, PhD, FEBO

Section: Retina
University of Athens
Athens , Greece
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Jing Chen, PhD

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston , Mass.
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Jodhir Mehta, MD, PhD, FRCS(Ed)

Section: Cornea
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore Eye Research Institute
Singapore
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Ann Morris, PhD

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
University of Kentucky
Lexington , Ky.
Term: 05/02/2019 - 05/05/2022

Member

Kevin Chan, PhD

Section: Visual Neuroscience
New York University School of Medicine
New York , N.Y.
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Timothy Corson, PhD

Section: Anatomy and Pathology/Oncology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis , Indiana
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Vicente Zanon-Moreno, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Valencian International University - VIU
Valencia , Spain
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Rebecca Sappington, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem , N.C.
Term: 05/07/2020 - 04/27/2023

Member

Lisa Nivison-Smith, PhD, BSc

Section: Retina
University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) - School of Optometry and Vision Science
Sydney , Australia
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Member

Christine Wildsoet, OD, PhD, FARVO

Section: Anatomy & Pathology/Oncology
UC Berkeley - Optometry Dept.
Berkeley , Calif.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Member

Vinay Aakalu, MD, MPH

Section: Eye Movements/Strabismus/Amblyopia/Neuro Ophthalmology
University of Illinois at Chicago - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Dept.
Chicago , Ill.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/09/2024

Trustee Liaison, Ex Officio

Srinivas Sadda, MD, FARVO

Section: Retina
Doheny Eye Institute
Los Angeles , Calif.
Term: 05/09/2020 - 05/06/2025

Trustee Liaison, Ex Officio

Joseph Demer, MD, PhD, FARVO

Section: Eye Movements/Strabismus/Amblyopia/Neuro Ophthalmology
Stein Eye Institute, UCLA
Los Angeles , Calif.
Term: 05/07/2021 - 05/06/2026

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

Jon Mallett, PhD

ARVO
Director of Journals