This award recognizes the seminal contributions of Michael D. Oberdorfer, PhD in support of low vision research. First presented in 2012, the Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision Research is supported by the Lighthouse Guild through the ARVO Foundation. Awardees receive a $1,250 honorarium, an inscribed award and invitations to several special events at the ARVO Annual Meeting.
2019 Oberdorfer Award for Low Vision Research recipient
Cynthia Owsley, PhD, FARVO
University of Alabama at Birmingham
"The effects of mesopic light levels on vision and functional activities"