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  1. 2019

    Andrea Waksmunski Graduate Student Case Western Reserve University U.S. Science Café Cleveland, an informal public forum for the open discussion of current scientific issues, was an optimal venue for Andrea to put her newly acquired science communication strategies into practice. She gave her slideshow presentation on Age-related Macular Degeneration and genetics research with her principle investigator, which was custom for the venue. Audience members asked questions about her work for over

  2. 2017

    Krista Kelly, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Retina Foundation of the Southwest USA Krista's research focuses on assessing daily activities such as reading and fine motor skills in pre-school and school-age children with amblyopia. For her outreach event, she spoke with educators of young children at the Highland Park Methodist Church Day School to make them aware of what amblyopia is, how it can be detected and treated, and how it affects a child’s daily life. She described hidden signs of vision

  3. 2018

    Artur Veloso, MD Glaucoma Fellow Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil To introduce the rich history of Sao Geraldo Hospital to patients and the medical staff, Veloso organized a series of lectures, tours of historical landmarks and hands-on interactions with ancient medical instruments. The feedback was positive and consistent. “Everyone was surprised to learn about the wealth of history present in the hospital, even those who had worked there for years.” Discussions about sharing the h

  4. Outreach Events

    Science Communication Training Fellowship Outreach Events As a requirement of the program, Fellows conceive, program, and facilitate an outreach event or activity that engages a public audience in vision research and science. Below are examples of outreach events from past cohorts.  2019 2018 2017

  5. Renew

    Renew Renew or rejoin ARVO ARVO Membership is open to individuals with particular competence or interest in the field of ophthalmic investigation and vision research. Renew/Rejoin Print applications are also available. To submit an abstract for the 2020 Annual Meeting, membership application and payment must be received by ARVO by 5pm, Eastern Time, Monday, Dec. 2. Sending a check? Please mail to: 1801 Rockville Pike, Suite 400 Rockville, MD 20852-5622 Membership Categories and Dues   Eve

  6. Members-in-Training

    Members-in-Training Membership in ARVO benefits the education and career development of Members-in-Training in a variety of ways. This includes targeted events and workshops at the Annual Meeting, opportunities for networking with colleagues, and information about funding and professional development.   ARVO’s Board of Trustees approved a new Professional Code of Conduct.  Each new and renewing member will be required to confirm that they have read and agree to follow this statement as a condi