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Get to know 2023-24 ARVO President Patricia A. D'Amore, PhD, MBA, FARVO

An internationally-recognized expert on vascular growth and development, D'Amore is associate chief for basic and translational research for ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear. She is also the Charles L. Schepens Professor of Ophthalmology and vice chair for basic and translational research for the department of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. Her volunteer contributions with ARVO have included serving as chair of the Association's Annual Meeting Program Committee and Awards Committee. Currently, she sits on ARVO’s Finance Committee, Editor-in-Chief Nominating Committee, and Anti-VEGF Advisory Committee. As president of ARVO, she will also head the Association’s Board of Trustees.


D'Amore became the president of ARVO in April 2023. She recently sat down with ARVONews to share some of her career influences, favorite ARVO memories and the goals she hopes to accomplish with ARVO during her term.