AAO presents Lifetime Achievement Honor Awards

November 7, 2008

Thirteen ophthalmologists were presented with the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Lifetime Achievement Honor Awards for their contributions to the academy and the ophthalmology profession.

Thirteen ophthalmologists were presented with the AmericanAcademy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Lifetime Achievement Honor Awardsfor their contributions to the academy and the ophthalmologyprofession.

Contributions include serving as an instructor, authoringscientific papers and posters, presenting scientific exhibits,chairing a subspecialty day, serving as a committee member, statesociety president, or trustee, and authoring or co-authoringacademy educational materials.

Awardees include:

Gary W. Abrams, MD, Detroit; David H. Abramson, MD, FACS, NewYork; Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD, Stanford, CA; Alexander J.Brucker, MD, Philadelphia; Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD, Miami;Theodore Krupin, MD, Chicago; Marguerite B. McDonald, MD,Lynbrook, NY; Neil R. Miller, MD, Baltimore; Robert H. Osher, MD,Cincinnati, OH; Gholam A. Peyman, MD, Sun City, AZ; James J.Salz, MD, Beverly Hills, CA; Robert L. Stamper, MD, SanFrancisco; and Joel Sugar, MD, Chicago.