The inaugural class draws together some of the finest minds in the country to think about some of the thorniest societal issues.
Paul D. Gamlin, Ph.D., has been awarded the Walt and Lilly Disney Award for Amblyopia Research by Research to Prevent Blindness.
Lindsay A. Rhodes, M.D., was named to the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Leadership Development Program Class of 2015. This program represents a commitment by the AAO to develop future leaders.
Christine A. Curcio, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology, is the recipient of the 2014 Ludwig von Sallmann Prize, awarded to an individual for significant contributions to vision research and ophthalmology.
Pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman, M.D., receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.
Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has been named chair-elect of the Animals in Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
Anthony Nicholas, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurology, is a co-editor of the first textbook on the subject of protein deimination in human health and disease.
Selections are based on quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals.
Professor of Surgery Mary T. Hawn, M.D., and Professor of Pathology Robin G. Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D.,were named fellows to the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® Program.