Awards Selection Committee Members

  • Daniel Albert, MD, MS, Professor, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Jean Bennet, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Constance L. Cepko, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Ophthalmology, Director of the Leder Program in Human Biology and Translation Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Harvard Medical School
  • Emily Y Chew, MD, Deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Washington, D.C.
  • Donald J. D’Amico, MD, Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Martin Friedlander, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute; Chief, Retina Service, Division of Ophthalmology, Scripps Clinic and Green Hospital
  • Jonathan C. Horton, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco
  • Simon W. M. John, PhD, Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Jackson Laboratory
  • Richard A. Lewis, MS, MD, Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology, Medicine, Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Robert Massof, PhD, Director, Lions Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins, Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Alan R. Morse, JD, PhD, President and CEO, Lighthouse Guild
  • Daniel Palanker, PhD, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, and Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, CA
  • Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Eli Peli, MSc OD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Co-Director of Research, Senior Scientist, Moakley Scholar in Aging Eye Research, Schepens Eye Research Institute
  • Lois E.H .Smith, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Children’s Hospital, Boston, Harvard Medical School
  • David R. Williams, PhD, Dean for Research, Professor, Center for Visual Science, Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester