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  1. Annual Meeting Program Committee

    Annual Meeting Program Committee Annual Meeting Program Committee Description The Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC), under the direction of the Executive Vice President, is responsible for the content of the scientific portion of the ARVO Annual Meeting. Composition The members of each Scientific Section and Cross-sectional Group elect an AMPC member from the lists of current ARVO voting members (Regular, Sustaining, or Life members) each year. The Executive Vice President serves as

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  4. Advocacy and Outreach

    Advocacy and Outreach Committee Advocacy and Outreach Committee Description Under the direction of the Board of Trustees, the Advocacy and Outreach Committee (AOC) develops and implements activities that influence research policy and funding decisions globally; increases members’ interest and ability to educate the public and policymakers about the importance of vision research; increases public awareness of ARVO and vision research; and establishes ARVO as a trusted source of information. I

  5. Animals in Research Committee

    Animals in Research Committee Animals in Research Committee Description The Animals in Research Committee monitors the status of the use of animals in biomedical research and the impact upon ARVO members; provides a resource for eye and vision researchers whose work comes under scrutiny; assists the ARVO Board of Trustees with issues requiring policy decisions; and educates the membership on relevant issues to increase members' awareness of the importance of animal research in understanding

  6. Commercial Relationships Committee

    Commercial Relationships Committee Commercial Relationships Committee Description The Commercial Relationships Committee (CRC) monitors the status of commercial relationships of ARVO members who contribute to the Annual Meeting and publications. Activities Reviews ARVO's Commercial Relationships Policy and recommends changes. Monitors the use of the codes in abstracts accepted by ARVO and in articles accepted by IOVS. Sponsors Annual Meeting workshops and develops informational materials

  7. Diversity Initiatives Committee

    Diversity Initiatives Committee Description The Diversity Initiatives Committee monitors the issues facing ARVO Members of minority groups, women and those with special needs, develops initiatives to address these concerns and recommends ways for ARVO to respond. Activities Suggests names of ARVO women and minorities to the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) for possible appointments to Study Sections when asked. Increases organizational sensitivity to the concerns and needs of minority/

  8. 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. The Committee provides resources for ARVO members, and assists the ARVO Board of Trustees with policy decisions. The Committee also supports the di

  9. Global Members Committee

    Global Members Committee Global Members Committee Description The Global Members Committee assesses the needs of non-U.S. based members and recommends ways to increase participation in ARVO to the ARVO Board of Trustees. Activities Collects and interprets statistical information relating to the involvement of non-U.S. based members in ARVO. Encourages non-U.S. based members to more fully participate in the governance and programs of the Association. Sponsors Annual Meeting workshops on r

  10. 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 ofTrustees with related policy decisions. Activities Identifies and addresses topics necessary to stay current with scholarly publishing. Reviews the per