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.
The title of ARVO Fellow is an honor established to recognize current ARVO members for their individual accomplishments, leadership and contributions to the Association. ARVO Fellows serve as role models and mentors for individuals pursuing careers in vision and ophthalmology research and help further ARVO's vision, which includes advancing basic and clinical knowledge and serving as the leading international forum for vision research and the primary advocate for vision science worldwide. In 2017, two HMS Ophthalmology faculty members, one former faculty member, and several alumni… Read more about Congratulations to Our 2017 ARVO Fellows!
Boston, Mass. — Ula V. Jurkunas, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Associate Scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear, and a resident of Winchester, Mass., has been selected to receive a 2017 ARVO Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award. Supported through a donation from Pfizer Ophthalmics, the award includes a $12,000 scholarship in support of Dr. Jurkunas’ research efforts toward developing new… Read more about Ula V. Jurkunas, MD, to receive 2017 Carl Camras Translational Research Award
Amy Watts, OD, received the 2016 Norman Knight Leadership Development Award in Ophthalmology. This award provides important financial support for promising young physicians.
Expanded Mass. Eye and Ear’s Optometry and Contact Lens Service
The service has more than tripled in size under her leadership. It includes nine optometrists across the main campus and Longwood, Stoneham, and Waltham outpatient offices. It has expanded to include comprehensive eye examinations.
Upneet Bains, MD, has been named the 2016-2017 Ruthanne and Richard Simmons Glaucoma Fellow in the Harvard Medical School 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, a generous supporter of Mass. Eye and Ear and the Ophthalmology educational program. This award honors a legacy of academic excellence by providing funding to a glaucoma fellow at Harvard Ophthalmology. In addition to her clinical and… Read more about Upneet Bains named Simmons Glaucoma Fellow
As part of the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Emerging Vision Scientists Program, Petr Baranov, MD, PhD,Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear, met with Congress members and their legislatorson September 14, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC toadvocate for vision research.
Lloyd Paul Aiello, MD, PhD, presented the Inaugural Kresge Eye Institute Robert N. Frank Clinical Translational Lecture, "From the Edges to the Depths of the Retina: Changing the Care of Diabetic Eye Disease through Translational Research & Advanced Retinal Imaging," on October 28, 2016 at the 3rd Annual Vision Research Day at Wayne State Medical School in Detroit, MI.