Awards

Seanna Grob, MD

Seanna Grob, MD, Wins Residents Writer's Award

December 16, 2015

Seanna Grob, MD, HMS Department of Ophthalmology Resident, won second place in the 2015 Ophthalmology Times Resident Writer's Award for her case study, "Management of drug-induced cicatricial conjunctivitis and dry eye," which she wrote in collaboration with Reza Dana and resident Hajirah Saeed. She received this award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting in Las Vegas in November.

Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, Receives Honorary Doctorate

Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, Receives Honorary Doctorate

December 16, 2015

Evangelos S. Gragoudas, MD, an international authority in retinal diseases and intraocular tumors, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Health Sciences of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on November 27, 2015, in recognition of his pioneering work in these areas. His early translational work focused on uveal melanoma, for which he developed the use of proton beam irradiation (PBI), and which has been used in over 15,000 patients to...

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Daniel Diaz-Aguilar Awarded 2015 RPB Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship

November 23, 2015

Contact: Suzanne Day
suzanne_day@meei.harvard.edu 
617-573-3897 

BOSTON – The Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology has been granted a $30,000 Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship for Daniel Diaz-Aguilar. This grant will allow Diaz-Aguilar to spend a year studying the mechanisms behind the advancement of age-related...

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Mass. Eye and Ear Receives Support from Research to Prevent Blindness

November 23, 2015

Contact: Suzanne Day
suzanne_day@meei.harvard.edu  
617-573-3897 

BOSTON – Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded several grants in 2015 to Massachusetts Eye and Ear and the Harvard Medical School (HMS) Department of Ophthalmology, which will support research on the causes, treatment, and prevention of blinding diseases.

RPB renewed the...

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Aubrey Gilbert Receves Fight for Sight-NANOS Research Award

Aubrey Gilbert Receves Fight for Sight-NANOS Research Award

November 18, 2015

Aubrey L. Gilbert (Boston Children's Hospital/Mass. Eye and Ear), a clinical fellow in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, received the 2015/2016 Fight for Sight (FFS)-North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) Research Award. This joint award from FFS and NANOS  funds research for residents or fellows in ophthalmology or neurology who...

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National Academy of Medicine

Joan W. Miller, MD, FARVO Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

October 19, 2015

BOSTON (October 19, 2015) -- Joan Whitten Miller, MD, Henry Willard Williams Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Massachusetts General Hospital, has been elected to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Dr. Miller is an internationally recognized expert on retinal disorders, including age-related macular...

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Mass. Eye and Ear, Mass General Hospital Receive #1 Rankings From U.S. News & World Report

July 27, 2015

We are thrilled that Mass. Eye and Ear, the primary affiliate hospital of HMS Ophthalmology, and Mass General Hospital, where we lead the Ophthalmology Department, have been ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2015-2016.

This year’s report ranked Mass. Eye and Ear’s Department of Otolaryngology as the best program in the country,...

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