The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

Paul L. Kaufman, M.D.

Paul L. Kaufman, M.D. is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director of Glaucoma Services at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a physician-scientist, specializing in glaucoma and studying the mechanisms of aqueous humor formation and drainage, and the age-related loss of near vision (presbyopia). Dr Kaufman is a past President and current Executive Vice President of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), past President of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER), and has served on the United States National Advisory Eye Council and numerous foundation and corporate scientific advisory boards. He has had continuous research funding from the National Eye Institute (NEI) for 25 years, and has authored nearly 300 original scientific articles, 50 book chapters, and co-edited several textbooks, including the most recent edition of Adler’s Physiology of the Eye.