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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Awards Committee

    Awards Committee Awards Committee Description The Awards Committee (AWD) solicits and reviews nominations annually for ARVO awards. Activities Reviews and ranks nominations. Evaluates the awards program to ensure that new trends in the field are addressed. Chair reports to the Board of Trustees on the Committee's recommendations of top candidates for the awards at one of the two board meetings held during the ARVO Annual Meeting. Composition AWD consists of one member from each Scient

  4. Diversity Initiatives Committee

    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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Members in Training Committee

    Members in Training Committee Members-In-Training Committee Description The Members-In-Training Committee (MIT) monitors the issues facing members-in-training and recommends ways for ARVO to respond. Our goals are to enhance the experience of MIT's at ARVO and to help provide avenues for them to learn about ways in which they can build successful careers in ophthalmology and vision research. Activities Increases organizational sensitivity to the concerns and needs of members-in-training.

  8. Professional Development and Education Committee

    Professional Development and Education Committee Professional Development and Education Committee Description The Professional Development and Education Committee (PDEC) provides oversight and evaluation of ARVO's educational and training activities, including ARVO-sponsored/cosponsored and conferences, courses, symposia, workshops, tutorials, etc. and online education such as webinars, podcasts, courses, etc. Activities Provides oversight for ARVO's portfolio of education and training p

  9. 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