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  1. Professional Development and Education Committee

    Professional Development and Education Committee Professional Development and Education Committee Description The Professional Development and Education Committee (PDEC) provides oversight and evaluation of ARVO's educational and training activities, including ARVO-sponsored/cosponsored and conferences, courses, symposia, workshops, tutorials, etc. and online education such as webinars, podcasts, courses, etc. Activities Provides oversight for ARVO's portfolio of education and training pr

  2. AMPC Candidates

    All candidate bios and nomination statements are available on the official ballots

  3. Board of Trustees

    Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees is comprised of elected members from ARVO's 13 Scientific Sections along with elected and trustee-appointed officers. The president and vice president(s) are elected from within the Board each year. The executive vice president is elected by the general membership to a five-year term and is a voting member of the Board of Trustees. The ARVO executive director serves as an ex officio member of the Board. For more information on Board of Trustee duties,

  4. Cross-sectional Groups

    Cross-sectional Groups ARVO Cross-sectional Groups were created in 2006 to meet the interdisciplinary scientific needs of ARVO members. Cross-sectional Groups give ARVO members the opportunity to network with colleagues from different but related areas of study, exchange information on topics of mutual interest and seek guidance on allied issues. Cross-sectional Group members are elected by their group colleagues to serve on the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) to select abstracts for a

  5. Scientific Sections/Cross-sectional Groups

    Scientific Sections ARVO is organized into 13 Scientific Sections and 3 Cross-sectional Groups, which are described below. Members must select one section with which their research interests most closely identify. Each section is represented on the Board of Trustees and the Annual Meeting Program Committee. Scientific Sections Anatomy and Pathology/Oncology (AP)   Anatomy Sub-section includes descriptive or experimental studies about the gross and surgical anatomy, ultrastructure, organizati

  6. Election results

    Below are results of the voting that commenced at the ARVO 2018 Annual Meeting in Honolulu.  New AMPC members Anatomy and Pathology/Oncology (APO) Section – Anatomy sub-section Xiaoying Zhu, OD, PhD, MD, MS Anatomy and Pathology/Oncology (APO) Section – Pathology/Oncology sub-section Mohamed Abdel-Rahman, MD, PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BI) Section Elfride De Baere, MD, PhD Clinical/Epidemiologic Research (CL) Section Nicole Carnt, PhD, BOptom Cornea (CO) Section - Basic-scie

  7. Election FAQs

    Frequently asked questions regarding the ARVO elections

  8. Bylaws

    Bylaws ARTICLE 1.00 NAME AND PURPOSES OF THE ORGANIZATION ARTICLE 2.00 MEMBERSHIP ARTICLE 3.00 MEETINGS AND VOTE OF MEMBERS ARTICLE 4.00 BOARD OF TRUSTEES ARTICLE 5.00 PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE 6.00 COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ARTICLE 7.00 OFFICERS ARTICLE 8.00 MISCELLANEOUS    ARTICLE 9.00 AMENDMENTS     ARTICLE 1.00 NAME AND PURPOSES OF THE ORGANIZATION 1.01 This organization shall be known as the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc., hereinafter referred to

  9. Elections

    Elections A key benefit of ARVO membership is the ability to have your say in the association’s leadership by casting your vote in annual elections. If you are a voting member (Regular, Sustaining and Life) please participate in nominations and elections; every vote counts! Under the direction of the ARVO Executive Vice President, the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) selects the content for the scientific portion of the ARVO Annual Meeting. Meeting at the start of each year, the commit