The American Optometric Association Contact Lens and Cornea Section will honorDavid A. Sullivan, PhD as the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Donald R. Korb Award during anaward ceremony, held June 21 in Washington DC. This award is presented annually to an innovator in the field of contact lenses and anterior segment disease.
Jae-Hyun Jung, PhD, is the recipient of the 2017 Alice J. Adler Fellowship of the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear in the amount of $30,000 over one year for his project, “The best field expansion configuration for using multiplexing prism for homonymous hemianopia.” This award is part of the Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship Program for Scholars in Medicine.
Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD, was included in The Ophthalmologist’s 2017 Power List. This list is created by the magazine’s leadership, who vote for ophthalmology’s top 50 rising stars. Dr. Yonekawa joined the Harvard Ophthalmology faculty in 2016, and specializes in adult and pediatric retina surgery. The following quote is an excerpt from his nomination: Read more about Rising Star in Ophthalmology
Five Ophthalmology residents have been selected for 2017-2018 Heed fellowships by the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation and the Society of Heed Fellows. This accounts for nearly 25% of of all awarded Heed fellowships this year. Congratulations to: Read more about 2017-2018 Heed Fellows
Kip Connor, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School (HMS), was selected for a 2017 Young Mentor Award, which recognizes faculty who are in the early stages of their careers, and are dedicated mentors and educators. This award is one of three Excellence in Mentoring awards established by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at HMS to recognize the value of quality mentoring relationships and the impact they have on professional development and career advancement … Read more about Kip Connor, PhD, selected for 2017 Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School
MillennialEYE named Kathryn M. Hatch, MD, an “Outstanding female leader in ophthalmology” in their January/February 2017, and published a profile about her career and work. MillennialEYE is an all-digital publication and online community for the future leaders in ophthalmology. The full story can be found on their website.