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Academy's International Award Recipients
 

Congratulations to the following international members.  The Academy is grateful for your contributions to the Academy, its scientific and educational programs and to ophthalmology.

International Scholar Award
Awarded in recognition of international Academy members who meet specific criteria in their lifelong commitment to learning.

2014
Hector J. Barros Bermudez, MD (Colombia)
Ibrahim M. Ali, MD (Lebanon)
Ivan Maynart Tavares, MD, PhD (Brazil)
Jorge E. Valdez-Garcia, MD, MA (Mexico)
Paul E. Tesha, MBChB (United Kingdom)
Ramesh Kekunnaya, MD, FRCS (India)
Roberto Gallego-Pinazo, MD (Spain)
Roberto Murillo Limongi S. Carvalho, MD (Brazil)
Rosario Tapia-Ramirez, MD (Mexico)
Satinder Pal Singh Grewal, MD, MBBS (India)

2013
Antonios Kotzampasis, MD (Greece)
Ashok Sharma, MD (India)
Carlos A. Restrepo Pelaez, MD (Colombia)
Choun-ki Joo, MD (Korea,  Republic of)
David Ta Li Liu, MBChB (Hong Kong)
Emma Teresa Villasenor Fierro, MD (Mexico)
Georgios P. Paleokastritis, MD (Greece)
Iordanis P. Besmertis, MD (Greece)
Javier Aguirre Moreno, MD (Ecuador)
Kazuhiko Mori, MD (Japan)
Lihteh Wu, MD (Costa Rica)
Mario A. Chica, MD (El Salvador)
Pavel Rozsival, MD, PhD (Czech Republic)
Ramesh Murthy, MBBS (India)
Sajjad Haider, FRCOphth (United Kingdom)
Sawsan R. Nowilaty, MD (Saudi Arabia)
Sergio Hernandez-Da Mota, MD (Mexico)
Shivanand J. Sheth, MS, DOMS, FICO (India)
Tsukasa Hanemoto, MD (Japan)

 


International Ophthalmologist Education Award
Awarded in recognition of international Academy members who meet specific criteria in the pursuit of lifelong education in ophthalmology.

2014
David Diaz-Valle, MD (Spain)
Giovanni Cuozzo, MD (Italy)
Guillermo Fernandez Sanz, MD (United Kingdom)
Julian Castro-Velilla, MD (Spain)
Klemens Ueberbacher, MD (Italy)
Marc G. Saab, MD (Canada)
Mariana E. Palavecino, MD (Argentina)
Mohamad Houri, MBBCH, PhD (Lebanon)
Shadi Mohammad Mansour Al-Hrafsheh, MBBS, FICO (Jordan)
Valeria Sanchez-Huerta, MD (Mexico)
Vishal Jhanji, MD (Hong Kong)

2013
Ahmed Ibrahim, FRCS (Saudi Arabia)
Airton L. Kronbauer, MD, PhD (Brazil)
Alexandre A. Ventura, MD (Brazil)
Andrzej Mierzejewski, MD (Poland)
Azzam Abdul-Kader Ahmed, FICO, FRCS (Iraq)
Bizimana Nzabamwita, MD (Rwanda)
Carmen Barra, MD (Chile)
Emilio Dorronzoro, MD (Spain)
Francisco E. Salazar-Marrugo, MD (Colombia)
Howard V. Gimbel, MD, MPH, FRCSC (Canada)
John Helal, MD (Brazil)
Joshua F. A. Owoeye, MD (Nigeria)
Khaled G. Ammar, MBBS (Egypt)
Khalil M. Al-Salem, MBBS (Jordan)
Krzysztof Muskalski, MD, PhD (Poland)
Lizette L. Mowatt, MBBS (Jamaica)
Luis Arias, MD (Spain)
Mamdouh S. El Shafei, MD, PhD (Egypt)
Margarita I. Estribi, MD (Venezuela)
Marta Hovan, MD (England)
Mohammad Rifaat, FRCS(ED) (England)
Mustafa Y. Mehyar, MD (Jordan)
Nadia M. G. Hwessa, MBBCh (Libya)
Nikolaos T. Chontos, MD (Greece)
Patricio O. Jara, MD (Chile)
Renato Ambrosio Jr., MD (Brazil)
Rodrigo Donato Costa, MD (Brazil)
Salem A. Abualghanam, MBBS (Jordan)
Sarmad H. Jassim, MBChB (Iraq)
Soosan Jacob, FRCS (India)
Valentin Huerva, MD (Spain)
Ziauddin A. Shaikh, MBBS (United Kingdom)

 


 

Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award
First awarded in 1992, the Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award was established to recognize the contributions of Academy Fellows and Members in selflessly providing medical eye care. The award is presented to individuals for their participation in charitable activities, indigent care, community service or other humanitarian activity.

View the most recent international recipients of the Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award:

Mario R. Angi, MD
Gullapalli N. Rao, MD

 


Achievement Award Program
The Achievement Award  Program recognizes individuals who participate in Academy activities, including the scientific programs at the Annual Meeting and more than 25 other categories of contribution to the Academy.

View the most recent international recipients of the Achievement Award, Senior Achievement Award, and the Life Achievement Honor Award.