The Academy reached an agreement with Lupin to expand the reach of physician-developed, industry-leading clinical training programs in India.
Sheila West, PhD, PharmD, has published extensively on visual impairment in various populations, including disparities in visual impairment and care-seeking behaviors, and risk factors for major blinding diseases.
View the Academy’s new global directory to locate information on training opportunities open to ophthalmologists outside the host country.
This fast-paced, step-by-step video highlighting simple limbal epithelial transplantation by Dr. Cristos Ifantides won the Academy's third annual global video contest.
Read the Academy's 2016 Year In Review to learn more about the Academy's efforts to further our profession abroad.
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Retired Academy staff member Wendy Ovaitt, whose 20-year career at AAO was devoted to ophthalmologists in the developing world and international outreach programs, recently passed away at age 67. A Tribute book will be available at AAO 2017 for you to write a message to her family. A monetary Tribute in honor of Wendy to our Global Outreach programs can be made through the Academy Foundation.
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