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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. 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. 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

  5. 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

  6. Member Stories

    Member Stories Learn more about ARVO members' research, their contributions to the eye and vision science community. Meet the new Trustees Melinda K. Duncan, PhD, FARVO; Irene Gottlob, MD, FARVO and Stephen C. Pflugfelder, MD, FARVO have joined the Board of Trustees. They share with ARVONews what they look forward to most about serving on the Board and a little about their research. Read more. Reflections from MIT Trustee Megan Capozzi As an MIT, have you ever been overwhelmed by all there is t