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December 6, 2013


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Zadnik named dean

Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD, FARVO, will be the first woman dean of Ohio State University's College of Optometry.

Community news
Who deserves 1 million? (That's US$1.4 million!)

Here's your opportunity to nominate colleagues for the 2014 António Champalimaud Vision Award to further their basic or clinical research. Nominate before the Dec. 31 deadline. Learn more.

Ophthalmologists and optometrists form new collaboration
The American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Optometry will develop joint education programs to advance quality patient care.
Funding updates
ARVO urges Congress to consider new budget approach

ARVO joined a coalition of 470 community colleagues in signing a letter that asks Congress to replace sequestration with a balanced plan to budget cuts.

ARVO Journals
How often do airport screeners detect targets?

A JOV article evaluates the prevalence effects in newly trained airport checkpoint screeners. Plus,

•  Read IOVS  latest article.
•  TVST calls for papers.

Academic openings at University of Washington

Also, several positions available at Avalanche Biotechnologies in San Francisco, Calif.

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide: 

Bridging Interventional Development Gaps program • New: Prevent Blindness Ohio Fellowship Awards for Female Scholars in Vision Research  SightFirst Research Program: grants  Pediatric Ophthalmology Career-Starter Research Grants


2014 António Champalimaud Vision Award
Deadline: Dec. 31

The CNIB Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award

New deadline: Jan. 15, 2014

2014 Artemis Award to recognize a Young Ophthalmologist (YO) Academy member
Deadline: Feb. 3, 2014

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