Drs. Kaufman, Watson named journal editors-in-chief

Rockville, MD-The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) selected Paul L. Kaufman, MD, as editor-in-chief of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, and Andrew B. Watson, PhD, as editor-in-chief of Journal of Vision.

Rockville, MD-The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) selected Paul L. Kaufman, MD, as editor-in-chief of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, and Andrew B. Watson, PhD, as editor-in-chief of Journal of Vision.

Dr. Kaufman will serve a 5-year term beginning in January 2008. Dr. Kaufman, the Peter A. Duehr professor and chairman, department of ophthalmology and visual sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will replace Robert N. Frank, MD. Dr. Kaufman currently is executive vice president of ARVO and serves as a member of the Glaucoma Foundation's Board of Directors and the Board of Governors of the ARVO Foundation for Eye Research.

Dr. Watson has served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Vision since its inception in 2000, and this selection will confirm his position through 2013. Dr. Watson, senior scientist for vision research and director of the Vision Group at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, is the recipient of the 1990 H. Julian Allen Award and has served as a member of the National Research Council Committee on Vision.