Awards

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

Resident Wendy Liu Receives Gragoudas-Folkman Award

May 2, 2018

First-year Harvard Ophthalmology resident Wendy Liu, MD, PhD, received the 2018 Gragoudas-Folkman Award, which will provide up to $20,000 to help fund her research on mechanosensitive ion channels in primary open-angle glaucoma. She will complete the project under the guidance of her mentor Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD.

Dr. Liu earned her MD with honors from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, and a PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard University. While at Harvard, she received the Presidential Scholarship and Martha Gray Prize for Excellence in Research.

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