About AEVR

The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR), a non-profit 501c3 educational foundation, was founded in 1993 by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO).

AEVR Board of Directors

Paul Lee, MD, JD (University of Michigan) Board President

Steven Feldon, MD, MBA (Flaum Eye Institute/University of Rochester)

Stephen Fliesler, PhD (SUNY-Buffalo/VA Med Center-Buffalo)

Mark Gordon, MS (Alcon)

Yehia Hashad, MD (Allergan)

Linda Hazlett, PhD (Wayne State University School of Medicine) Secretary

Peter McDonnell, MD (Wilmer Eye Institute/Johns Hopkins University)

Joan Miller, MD (Harvard Medical School/Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary)

Bartly Mondino, MD (Jules Stein Eye Institute/UCLA)

Iris Rush, CAE (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology)

Gregory Skuta, MD (Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma) Treasurer

Earl L. Smith III, OD, PhD (University of Houston)

Jonathan Talamo, MD (J&J Vision)

Thomas Yorio, PhD (UNT Health Science Center)

Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD (Ohio State School of Optometry) Vice President


AEVR Executive Director

James Jorkasky

AEVR Director, Education

David H. Epstein