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  1. Spotlight on members: 5 members in 5

    Spotlight on members Five members in five minutes Boost your research with social media advice from ARVO members  Laura Downie, BOptom, PhD, FAAO Lecturer and NHMRC TRIP Fellow Department of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Melbourne @DrLauraDownie “Social media has emerged as a valuable tool for researchers to disseminate their research, build their collaborative networks and demonstrate research impact beyond the academic sphere. In my experience, Twitter has been an effect

  2. Women in research: Terri Young

    Women in research Young offers 7 tips for early career members Terri Young, MD, MBA, FARVO, is the chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin. A long-time ARVO member and involved leader, she currently serves as the chair of the Women in Eye and Vision Research (WEAVR) Committee. ARVONews: What was your inspiration for becoming a researcher in the field of ophthalmology? Young: I was always a lab rat. I liked the biological and chemical scienc

  3. 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

  4. 2019 Outreach Events

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  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Meeting justification

    Why should you attend ARVO 2019? Justification Suggestions Attending the 2019 ARVO Annual Meeting will be the most cost-effective professional development and learning experience choice you make all year. The volume of new research, idea-sharing and networking that takes place over five days is unmatched in any other setting. Tips for getting support to attend the ARVO Annual Meeting Explain in specific terms what you will gain or obtain by attending, and how that will benefit your wo