• Annual Meeting Program Committee

    The Annual Meeting Program Committee is responsible for the scientific program including instruction courses, symposia and the Spotlight on Cataracts session.

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    Secretary for Annual Meeting

    Maria M. Aaron, MD

    Associate Secretary for the Annual Meeting Program

    William J. Fishkind, MD, FACS

    Subcommittee for: Cataract

    Mitchell P. Weikert, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    Nicole R. Fram, MD
    Kevin M. Miller, MD

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    Adi Abulafia, MD
    Surendra Basti, MBBS
    Stephen H. Johnson, MD
    Susan M. MacDonald, MD
    Sathish Srinivasan, MBBS

    Subcommittee for: Cornea, External Disease

    Bennie H. Jeng, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    Jessica B. Ciralsky, MD
    Jennifer Y. Li, MD

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    Anat Galor, MD
    Douglas R. Lazzaro, MD
    Wuqaas M. Munir, MD
    Elmer Y. Tu, MD
    Robert W. Weisenthal, MD

    Subcommittee for: Glaucoma

    Steven J. Gedde, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    Paula Anne Newman-Casey, MD
    Brian C. Samuels, MD, PhD

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    Shane J. Havens, MD
    Lily T. Im, MD
    Veena Rao, MD
    Thasarat S. Vajaranant, MD
    Sarah Van Tassel, MD

    Subcommittee for: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Electronic Health Records/Information Technology, Ethics, General Medical, Global Ophthalmology, Medical Education, Ophthalmic History and Vision Rehabilitation

    Michael S. Lee, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    Andrew G. Lee, MD
    Kenneth S. Shindler, MD, PhD

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    Julie Falardeau, MD
    Courtney E. Francis, MD
    Clare Louise Fraser, MBBS
    Guy V. Jirawuthiworavong, MD
    Susan M. Ksiazek, MD

    Subcommittee for: Ocular Pathology, Oncology and Oculoplastics, Orbit

    Julian D. Perry, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    Jonathan W. Kim, MD
    Sara T. Wester, MD

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    Malena M. Amato, MD
    Santosh G. Honavar, MD
    Lily Koo Lin, MD
    Pete Setabutr, MD
    Jimmy M. Uddin, MD

    Subcommittee for: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus

    Hilda Capo, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    Arlene V. Drack, MD
    Martha P. Schatz, MD

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    David K. Coats, MD
    Ramesh Kekunnaya, MD, FRCS
    Scott R. Lambert, MD
    Stacy L. Pineles, MD
    Federico G. Velez, MD

    Subcommittee for: Refractive Surgery and Optics, Refraction, Contact Lenses

    Ronald R. Krueger, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    William B. Trattler, MD
    Elizabeth Yeu, MD

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
    Damien Gatinel, MD
    Edward E. Manche, MD
    J. Bradley Randleman, MD
    Marcony R. Santhiago, MD

    Subcommittee for: Retina, Vitreous and Uveitis, Intraocular Inflammation

    Sharon D. Solomon, MD

    Subcommittee Members
    Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD
    Sunir J. Garg, MD, FACS

    Subcommittee Reviewers
    Anita Agarwal, MD
    Alay S. Banker, MD
    Muge R. Kesen, MD
    Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD
    Ashvini K. Reddy, MD
    Amy C. Schefler, MD
    Lucia Sobrin, MD
    Elliott H. Sohn, MD
    Nadia Khalida Waheed, MD
    Adam S. Wenick, MD

    Special Projects Committee

    The Special Projects Committee is responsible for developing programs to complement those that are submitted by members or societies.

    Associate Secretary

    Rick E. Palmon, MD

    Committee Members

    Daniel H. Chang, MD
    Carolyn K. Pan, MD
    Rachel K. Sobel, MD
    Nicholas J. Volpe, MD
    Sarah Wellik, MD
    Tammy L. Yanovitch, MD