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  1. Finance Committee

    Finance Committee Finance Committee Committee Description The role of the Finance Committee (FC) is to provide financial oversight for ARVO. Committee Activities Reviews financial reports, and the annual financial audit. Reviews the annual budget prepared by the Executive Vice President and Executive Director.  Reviews staff compensation structure and benefits offerings. Reviews and evaluates the dues pricing structure and other income-producing activities for the purpose of financing b

  2. 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

  3. Organizers

    Organizers Meeting Organizers Champalimaud Foundation Scientific Program Liaison Guests of Honor Sponsors

  4. Invited speakers

    Invited speakers Bettina Ryll Richard D. Carvajal Invited Speakers Sponsors

  5. 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,

  6. Program

    NIH Updates for Human Subjects Research Administration

  7. Home

    Submit your abstract for the 2018 ARVO Imaging in the Eye Conference by Feb. 16

  8. Melvin Rubin, MD

    Melvin Rubin, MD Melvin L. Rubin, MD, died peacefully at home on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Dr. Rubin served ARVO as an RE Section Trustee, as well as president (1979). Dr. Rubin was a member of the ophthalmology faculty at the University of Florida College of Medicine from 1963 to 1995, when, after 17 years as chairman, he stepped down but continued to hold the Richardson Eminent Scholar Chair. He became professor emeritus in 1997. His clinical areas of interest were in the areas of retinal dise

  9. David Epstein, MMM, MD

    David Epstein, MMM, MD Former ARVO President David Epstein, MMM, MD, passed away on March 4, 2014. The Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Epstein served as chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University School of Medicine for the last 22 years.   He was a longtime ARVO member and served as president in 1992. Dr. Epstein received the 2013 Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology for his distinguished scholarly contributions to the clin