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Special Recognition Award

The Special Recognition Award is presented to an individual or organization for outstanding service in a specific effort or cause that improves the quality of eye care. It was first awarded in 1991. The president has the honor of selecting the recipient of this award. The recipient is then approved by the Board of Trustees to be recognized at the Annual Meeting.

2013
American Academy of Ophthalmology Leadership Development Program

Previous recipients of the award:

2012
Paul R. Lichter, MD

2011
OMIC

2010
Melvin L. Rubin, MD

2009
Iraqi Ophthalmological Society
Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology

2008
American Osteopathic Association

2007
The Academy's Dream Team at the RUC

2006
Arthur S. M. Lim, MD
Lorraine H. Marchi, PhD

2005
Rotary International

2004
Executive directors of our state and subspecialty societies

2003
Harry S. Brown, MD
Dan B. Jones, MD
Edward H. McManus

2002
None presented

2001
None presented

2000
Jerome W. Bettman Sr., MD