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  1. Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee

    Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee Description The Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee monitors reports, recommendations, regulations and other documents regarding the use of humans in biomedical research and changes that impact research conducted by ARVO members. Activities Review and recommend any policies or positions regarding regulations affecting human biomedical research. Support the dialogue between

  2. Professional Development and Education Committee

    Professional Development and Education Committee Professional Development and Education Committee The Professional Development and Education Committee (PDEC) oversees and provides guidance for ARVO’s online learning material and methods, ensuring that programs are meeting ARVO’s organizational goals. Description Review ARVO’s strategic plan and consider its goals when making decisions on developing or approving educational offerings. Conduct needs assessment to determine topics for online

  3. Publications Committee

    Publications Committee 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 an

  4. Minority Fellowship

    Minority Fellowship Travel Grants Each year the Diversity Initiatives Committee awards three minority fellowship travel grants. The ARVO SACNAS Eye and Vision Research Award is given to an individual with the best vision and ophthalmology-related abstract from the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science conference of that year. The ARVO Vision Research Minority Fellowship Award is awarded to an individual who has won a Rabb-Venable Excellence in Ophthalmolo