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  1. Women in research: LDP

    Women in research Sharing experiences and building confidence Spotlight on ARVO’s Leadership Development Program and the mentor-mentee relationship The Leadership Development Program was developed in 2015 as an opportunity to facilitate networking and leadership opportunities within the association. The program targets early to mid-career researchers who are within 10 years of their first faculty/career position and pairs them with a senior ARVO leader with a track record of providing stro

  2. Leaders-Volunteers: New MIT

    Leaders and volunteers Get to know the new MIT Trustee Emily Patterson, PhD, was recently selected as the new At-large Member-in-Training (MIT) ARVO Trustee. She discusses her background as well as goals for her research and as a member of the ARVO Board representing students and trainees. Tell us a little bit about yourself I grew up near Winchester, England and received my BSc in Psychology at the University of Warwick, followed by a PhD in optometry & visual science under the guidance of

  3. ARVO Foundation: DCERF profile

    ARVO Foundation Seizing the opportunity DCERF recipient Basma Baccouche shares her experience at ARVO 2017 Basma Baccouche, MRes, had never been to an international scientific meeting before attending the ARVO 2017 Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Baccouche, a PhD student from Tunisia, attended as one of the recipients of the ARVO Foundation’s nine Developing Country Eye Researcher Travel Fellowships (DCERFs). She was paired with two volunteer mentors, ARVO members Neena Haider, PhD, of Schepens E

  4. 2019 Outreach Events

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  5. 2020 Outreach Events

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  6. 2017 Outreach Events

    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

  7. 2018 Outreach Events

    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

  8. 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