• Achievement Award Recipients

  • Individuals earning 10 points and approved by the Awards Committee and the Board of Trustees receive the Achievement Award. The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Achievement Award for their contributions made to the Academy, its scientific and educational programs and to ophthalmology.

    United States

    Armin R. Afshar, MD, MBA (San Francisco, CA)
    Aniruddha K. Agarwal, MBBS (Omaha, NE)
    Guillermo Amescua, MD (Miami, FL)
    Mary E. Aronow, MD (Wellesley, MA)
    Lance K. Bergstrom, MD (Fargo, ND)
    Jesse L. Berry, MD (Pasadena, CA)
    Alessandro A. Castellarin, MD (Santa Barbara, CA)
    Meenakshi Chaku, MD (Chicago, IL)
    Royce W. Chen, MD (New York, NY)
    Steven M. Christiansen, MD (Blue Ash, OH)
    Edward L. Colloton, MD (Bloomington, IL)
    Robin Cook, MD (Boston, MA)
    Geoffrey Guy Cooper, MD, FACS (Richmond, VA)
    Christine Curcio, PhD (Birmingham, AL)
    Ebenezer Daniel, MBBS (Philadelphia, PA)
    Jiaxi Ding, MD (Winston Salem, NC)
    Mark Alan DiPillo, MD (Wyomissing, PA)
    Geoffrey G. Emerson, MD, PhD (Minneapolis, MN)
    Matthew Timothy Feng, (Indianapolis, IN)
    Susan H. Forster, MD (New Haven, CT)
    Jorge A. Fortun, MD (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
    Denise C. Fridl, OCS, COT, COE (Asheville, NC)
    Parag D. Gandhi, MD (Baltimore, MD)
    Mitchell Goff, MD (Salt Lake City, UT)
    Damien Goldberg, MD (Torrance, CA)
    John A. Gonzales, MD (San Francisco, CA)
    Michael B. Gorin, MD PhD (Los Angeles, CA)
    Steven J. Grosser, MD (Golden Valley, MN)
    Luxme Hariharan, MD (Madison, WI)
    Robert W. Hered, MD (Maitland, FL)
    David Hollander, MD (Beverly Hills, CA)
    Deeba Husain, MD (Boston, MA)
    David Khoramian Isaacs, MD (Los Angeles, CA)
    Elena M. Jimenez, MD (San Juan, PR)
    Jeremy K. Jones, MD (Atlanta, GA)
    Anna K. Junk, MD (Miami, FL)
    Humeyra Karacal, MD (St. Louis, MO)
    Peter Karth, MD (Eugene, OR)
    Jeremy D. Keenan, MD, MPH (San Francisco, CA)
    Richard Galen Kemp, MD (Waxahachie, TX)
    Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD (Bellaire, TX)
    Stephen R. Klapper, MD (Carmel, IN)
    Andrea N. Kossler, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Anthony N. Kuo, MD (Durham, NC)
    Paul J. Lama, MD (Rochelle Park, NJ)
    Wen-Hsiang Lee, MD, PhD (Miami, FL)
    Charles C. Lin, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    John T. Lind, MD (Saint Louis, MO)
    Ann-Marie Lobo, MD (Chicago, IL)
    April Y. Maa, MD (Decatur, GA)
    John Mandeville, MD, PhD (Boston, MA)
    Joanne Mansour, OCSR (Warrenton, VA)
    Steven L. Maskin, MD, FACS (Tampa, FL)
    Yuri McKee, MD (Mesa, AZ)
    J. Kevin McKinney, MD (Oregon City, OR)
    Mark D. Mifflin, MD (Salt Lake City, UT)
    T. Hunter Newsom, MD (Tampa, FL)
    Scott C. Oliver, MD (Aurora, CO)
    Carolyn K. Pan, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Joseph F. Panarelli, MD (Scarsdale, NY)
    Anjali K. Pathak, MD (Princeton, WV)
    Larry E. Patterson, MD (Crossville, TN)
    John F. Payne, MD (Lexington, SC)
    S. Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH (Durham, NC)
    Ehsan Rahimy, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Jennifer R. Rose-Nussbaumer, MD (San Francisco, CA)
    Tina Rutar, MD (Medford, OR)
    Jose A. Sahel, MD (Pittsburgh, PA)
    Julie M. Schallhorn, MD (San Francisco, CA)
    Linda A. Schumacher-Feero, MD (Waterville, ME)
    Shakeel R. Shareef, MD (Rochester, NY)
    Arsham Sheybani, MD (Saint Louis, MO)

     

     

     

     

  • Jane T. Shuman, COE, COT, MSM, OCS (Ashland, MA)
    Oluwatosin U. Smith, MD (Colleyville, TX)
    Nathan C. Steinle, MD (Arroyo Grande, CA)
    Savak Teymoorian, MD (Laguna Hills, CA)
    Brian L. VanderBeek, MD, MPH (Philadelphia, PA)
    Vanee V. Virasch, MD (Chicago, IL)
    Molly Walsh, MD, MPH (Durham, NC)
    Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA (Houston, TX)
    Sheila W. West, PhD (Baltimore, MD)
    Craig L. Wilkerson, MD (Helena, MT)
    Jeremy Wolfe, MD (Royal Oak, MI)
    Kimberly G. Yen, MD (Houston, TX)
    Glenn C. Yiu, MD (Sacramento, CA)

    Africa/Middle East

    Khaled Ahmed Abdelrahman, MBBS (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
    Dupe S Ademola-Popoola, MBBS (Ilorin, Nigeria)
    Samar Ayed Al-Swailem, MD (Ryiadh, Saudi Arabia)
    Olufemi E. Babalola, MBchB (Garki, Nigeria)
    Kgaogelo Edward Legodi, MD (Pretoria, South Africa)
    Anurag Mathur, MBBS (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
    Ygal Rotenstreich, MD (Tel Hashomer, Israel)
    David Smadja, MD (Tel Aviv, Israel)

    Asia Pacific

    Makoto Aihara, MD, PhD (Tokyo, Japan)
    Marcus Ang, MBBS (Singapore)
    Soham Basak, MBBS (Kolkata, India)
    Kazuyuki Emi, MD (Sakai, Japan)
    Aravind Haripriya, MBBS (Madurai, India)
    Osamu Hieda, MD (Kyoto, Japan)
    Manpreet Kaur, MD (Delhi, India)
    Young Kook Kim, MD (Seoul, South Korea)
    Hideki Koizumi, MD (Okinawa, Japan)
    Atul Kumar, MD (New Delhi, India)
    Yasuo Kurimoto, MD, PhD (Kobe, Japan)
    Ecosse Lamoureux, PhD (Singapore)
    Akshay Gopinathan Nair, MD (Mumbai, India)
    Andrew Charles James, PhD (Canberra, Australia)
    Ian Morgan, PHD (Ainslie, Australia)
    Toshihiko Ohta, MD (Izunokuni, Japan)
    Harsha B.L. Rao, MD (Hyderabad, India)
    Tetsuju Sekiryu, MD (Fukushima, Japan)
    Stephen C. Teoh, MBBS, FRCS (Singapore)
    Motokazu Tsujikawa, MD (Sujta, Japan)
    Shin Yamane, MD (Yokohama, Japan)
    Stephanie M. Young, MD (Singapore)
    Xingtao Zhou, MD, PHD (Shanghai, China)

    Europe

    Huban Atilla, MD (Ankara, Turkey)
    Cecile Delcourt, PhD (Bordeaux, France)
    Andrew D. Dick, MD (Bristol, United Kingdom)
    Serge Doan, MD (Paris, France)
    Roberto Gallego-Pinazo, MD (Valencia, Spain)
    Adrian Glasser, PhD (Whitby, United Kingdom)
    Birsen Gokyigit, MD (Istanbul, Turkey)
    Ramin Khoramnia, MD (Heidelberg, Germany)
    Fook Chang Lam, MBChB (Worthing, United Kingdom)
    Konstantinos Samaras, MD (Athens, Greece)
    Hendrik P. Scholl, MD (Basel, Switzerland)
    Ilknur Tugal-Tutkun, MD (Istanbul, Turkey)
    Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD (Milan, Italy)

    Pan America

    Asim Ali, MD (Toronto, Canada)
    Carlos Eduardo L. Arieta, MD (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
    Mark D. Bona, MD (Kingston, Canada) 
    Sebastien Gagne, MD (Boisbriand, Canada)
    William Hodge, MD (London, Canada) 
    Luis Sarrazin, MD (Guayaquil, Ecuador)
    Nasrin N. Tehrani, MBBCh (Toronto, Canada)
    Joshua C. Teichman, MD, MPH (Toronto, Canada)
    Luis Felipe Vejarano, MD (Popayan, Colombia)
    Andrea Zin, MD (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)