ARVO Foundation Honorees are recognized for their commitment to ARVO and the ARVO Foundation including financial support, exemplary leadership of a Foundation initiative or dedication to endeavors that represent the mission of the ARVO Foundation. Honorees are nominated and selected by the ARVO Foundation Board of Governors.
The 2022 honorees were recognized during the ARVO Foundation Gala Awards Ceremony on April 30.
Susan M. Epstein, RN, JD
In recognition of her generous philanthropic support of the ARVO Foundation, including the establishment of the Dr. David L. Epstein Award in memory of her late husband.
Ingrid Kreissig, MD
In recognition of her generous philanthropic support of the ARVO Foundation, including the establishment of the Kreissig Award for Excellence in Retinal Research and also several travel grants.
Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD, FARVO
In recognition of his dedicated leadership and service to the eye and vision research community as ARVO Foundation Chair and ARVO Vice President, as well as his generous philanthropic support of the ARVO Foundation.
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
In recognition of their generous partnership in supporting career advancement for women through ARVO’s Leadership Development Program.