Awards

David Smits, MD, Named Richard J. Simmons and Ruthanne B. Simmons Glaucoma Fellow

April 23, 2019
Dr. David SmitsDavid Smits, MD, has been named the 2018-2019 Richard J. Simmons and Ruthanne B. Simmons Glaucoma Fellow in the Harvard Department of Ophthalmology. This annual award was established in 2011 in recognition of two glaucoma physicians who were Harvard Ophthalmology graduates: the late Dr. Ruthanne Simmons and her father Dr. Richard Simmons... Read more about David Smits, MD, Named Richard J. Simmons and Ruthanne B. Simmons Glaucoma Fellow

Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, Recognized with Harvard Ophthalmology Excellence in Mentoring Award

April 9, 2019

Lucia Sobrin Receives Mentoring Award

Congratulations to Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, director of the Morse Laser Center at Mass. Eye and Ear, on receiving the inaugural Harvard Ophthalmology Excellence in Mentoring Award. The Harvard Ophthalmology Mentoring program was created in 2014 to help direct and support junior faculty members and create a culture of achievement.... Read more about Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, Recognized with Harvard Ophthalmology Excellence in Mentoring Award

Saghar Bagheri to Participate in ARVO Members-in-Training Outstanding Poster Award Competition

March 15, 2019

Saghar Bagheri, MD, Clinical Research Fellow at Mass. Eye and Ear under the mentorship of Dr. Demetrios Vavvas, has been invited to participate in the Members-in-Training Outstanding Poster Award Competition at the ARVO Annual Meeting. She received one of the top five scored abstracts in the Retina section for her work entitled, "Anti-VEGF non-responders are often short-term responders." The competition will take place on Tuesday, April 30, 4:15-5:45 p.m., in the Exhibit Hall. Award recipients will be recognized at the Thursday Keynote Session. 
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Joan W. Miller—First Woman to Receive the Charles L. Schepens MD/American Academy of Ophthalmology Award

October 29, 2018

Headshot of Harvard Ophthalmology Chair Joan W. Miller

On October 26, Joan W. Miller, MD, the David Glendenning Cogan Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and the Chief of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Massachusetts General Hospital, received the 2018 Charles L. Schepens, MD/American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Award.... Read more about Joan W. Miller—First Woman to Receive the Charles L. Schepens MD/American Academy of Ophthalmology Award

Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD, Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

October 16, 2018

Janey Wiggs, MD, PhDJaney L. Wiggs, MD, PhD, the Paul A. Chandler Professor of Ophthalmology and Associate Director of the Ocular Genomics Institute at Harvard Medical School, and the Associate Chief for Clinical Research in Ophthalmology and Interim Glaucoma Service Director at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

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Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH, Awarded Research to Prevent Blindness Stein Innovation Award

June 25, 2018

Dr. Reza DanaReza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH, the Claes H. Dohlman Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, has been awarded a Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Stein Innovation Award in the amount of $300,000 over three years. ... Read more about Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH, Awarded Research to Prevent Blindness Stein Innovation Award

Joan W. Miller, MD, Receives Howe Medal from American Ophthalmological Society

May 29, 2018

Joan W. Miller headhsotCelebrated award honors distinguished achievements in ophthalmology

Joan W. Miller, MD, the David Glendenning Cogan Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Massachusetts General Hospital, has been named the 2018 recipient of the celebrated Lucien Howe Medal from the American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) for her distinguished service to the fields of retina and ophthalmology. ... Read more about Joan W. Miller, MD, Receives Howe Medal from American Ophthalmological Society

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