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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. 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. 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

  5. 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