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  • Federico G. Velez, MD, Chair
  • Hilda Capo, MD, Vice Chair
  • Brian N. Campolattaro MD
  • Natalie C. Kerr, MD
  • Reecha S. Bahl, MD
  • Jason H. Peragallo, MD
  • Maanasa Indaram, MD
  • Fatema F. Ghasia, MD
  • Rohit Saxena, MD
  • Nancy Able Morrison, MD
  • Annie F. Kuo, MD
  • Erin M. Salcone, MD
  • Moustafa S. Abdelhafez, FRCS
  • Mehdi Tavakoli, MD
  • Edward Kuwera, MD
  • Laura Kueny, MD
  • Aldo Vagge, MD, PhD
  • Luis Javier Cardenas Lamas, MD
  • Nittin Kalla, MD
  • Linda R. Dagi, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Faruk H. Orge MD, Board Liaison
  • William P. Madigan, Jr, MD, FACS, Chair
  • Barry N. Wasserman, MD, Vice Chair
  • Rebecca S. Braverman, MD
  • Heather A. Smith, MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Eric A. Lichtenstein, MD, Board Liaison

 

  • Steven E. Rubin, MD, Chair
  • Sylvia R. Kodsi, MD, Vice Chair
  • Denise A. Hug, MD
  • Sean P. Donahue, MD, PhD
  • Aaron M. Miller, MD, MBA
  • Lauren C. Ditta, MD
  • Steven C. Thornquist, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Jane C. Edmond, MD, Board Liaison

Bylaws Committee:

The Bylaws Committee shall conduct an ongoing review of the Bylaws under the direction of the Board of Directors. At the direction of the Board, the Committee will prepare proposed revisions to the Bylaws for consideration.

Suggestions or comments related to the AAPOS Bylaws may be forwarded to aapos@aao.org.

  • Gregory I. Ostrow, MD, Chair
  • Leemor Rotberg, MD, Vice Chair
  • Pamela Erskine Williams, MD
  • Mrunalini Parvataneni, MBBS
  • Eric A. Pennock, MD
  • Heather C. De Beaufort, MD
  • Amber A Sturges-Fenton, MD
  • M. Edward Wilson, Jr, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Robert S. Gold, MD, Board Liaison
  • David L. Rogers, MD, Chair
  • Tina Rutar, MD, Vice Chair
  • Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD
  • David A. Plager, MD
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD
  • Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • David K. Wallace, MD, MPH, Board Liaison
  • David G. Morrison, MD, Chair
  • Phoebe D. Lenhart, MD, Vice Chair
  • Douglas R. Fredrick, MD
  • David B. Granet, MD
  • Joseph L. Demer, MD, PhD
  • Robert Enzenauer, MD
  • Hilda Capo, MD
  • Scott A. Larson, MD, Board Liaison
  • Janice Lasky Zeid, MD
  • Nathalie F. Azar, MD
  • David A. Plager, MD
  • Iason S. Mantagos, MD
  • Donny W. Suh, MD
  • Brian G. Mohney, MD
  • Lawrence Tychsen, MD
  • Sharon F. Freedman, MD
  • G. Robert LaRoche, MD
  • Deborah M.Costakos, MD
  • Elias Traboulsi, MD
  • David L. Rogers, MD
  • William Motley, MD, MS
  • Richard W. Hertle, MD
  • Faruk H. Orge, MD
  • Nasrin N. Tehrani, MBBCh, MSC, FRCS ED(Ophth), FRCSC
  • Leah Reznick, MD
  • Matthew S. Pihlblad, MD
  • Robert K. Koenekoop, MD, PhD
  • Mary Ellen Hoehn, MD
  • David Weakley, Jr., MD
  • Evelyn Paysse, MD
  • Erin P. Herlihy, MD
  • Michael C. Struck, MD
  • Christi M. Willen, MD
  • Brenda L. Bohnsack, MD
  • M. Edward Wilson, Jr, MD
  • Brian J. Forbes, MD, PhD
  • Erin D. Stahl, MD
  • Jill S. Anderson, MD
  • Marlet G. Bazemore, MD, MPH
  • Scott R. Lambert, MD
  • Leemor Rotberg, MD
  • Megan E. Collins, MD
  • Robert O. Hoffman, MD
  • Daniel J. Karr, MD
  • Alex V. Levin, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP 
  • Robert E. Wiggins, Jr., MD, Chair
  • Mary A. O’Hara, MD, Vice Chair
  • David A. Plager, MD, Member at Large
  • David G. Hunter, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Robert S. Gold, MD, Ex Officio
  • Eric A. Lichtenstein, MD, Secretary-Treasurer
  • William P. Madigan, Jr, MD, Audit Chair
  • Derek T. Sprunger, MD, Ex Officio
  • Jane C. Edmond, MD, Ex Officio
  • Oscar A Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Alina V. Dumitrescu, MD, Chair
  • Virginia Miraldi Utz, MD, Vice Chair
  • I Christopher Lloyd, MBBS, FRCOphth
  • Mary C. Whitman, MD, PHD
  • Melanie A. Schmitt, MD
  • Natario L. Couser, MD
  • Alex V. Levin MD, MHSc
  • Wadih M. Zein, MD
  • Arif O. Khan, MD
  • Aaron Nagiel, MD, PhD
  • Kathryn M. Haider, MD
  • Jefferson J Doyle, MBBCH, MHS, PHD
  • Janice Lasky Zeid MD
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD
  • Arlene V. Drack, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD, Board Liaison
  • Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD, Chair
  • Paul Joseph Rychwalski, MD, Vice Chair
  • Susan H. Day, MD
  • Arif O Khan, MD
  • Samir B. El-Mulki, MD
  • Gill Roper-Hall, DBOT, CO
  • Bradley C. Black, MD
  • Edward R. O'Malley, MD
  • Sonal Farzavandi, FRCS
  • Robert O. Hoffman, MD
  • Leemor Rotberg, MD
  • Andrea Molinari, MD
  • Nisha Krishan Dave, MD
  • William P. Madigan, Jr, MD, FACS
  • Michael C. Struck, MD
  • Cheryl L McCarus, CO, COMT, OSA
  • Ronit Frilling, MD
  • Donny Won Suh, MD
  • Scott R. Lambert, MD
  • Noha Stephanie Ekdawi, MD
  • Fariba Nazemi, MD
  • Erika Mota Pereira, MD
  • Cristiana Ronconi MD
  • Leslie Arguello Sr, MD, MSC
  • Marilyn T. Miller, MD, Consultant-International Travel Grants
  • Erick Bothun, MD, Consultant
  • Monte Del Monte, MD, Consultant
  • Serena Xiaohong Wang, MD, Consultant
  • Michael X. Repka, MD, International Meeting Coordinator
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Derek T. Sprunger, MD, Board Liaison
  • Paul J. Rychwalski, MD, Chair
  • Rahul Bhola, MD
  • Nils K. Mungan, MD, FRCS
  • Sara E. Mackinnon, CO, COMT
  • Arif O. Khan, MD
  • Janine E. Collinge, MD
  • Mays A El Dairi, MD
  • David K. Wallace, MD, MPH
  • Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD
  • Faruk H. Orge, MD
  • Igor E Aznauryan, MD, PHD
  • Satenik Agagulyan
  • Scott A. Larson, MD
  • Victoria O Balasanyan, MD, PhD
  • Mae Millicent Peterseim, MD, Chair
  • Linda M. Lawrence, MD, Vice Chair
  • Lauren C. Ditta, MD, Pediatric Low Vision Rehab Chair
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, President
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Scott A. Larson, MD, Councilor to AAO
  • Jane C. Edmond, MD, Past President and Board Liaison
  • Sasapin G. Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH, Public Information Chair
  • Tina Rutar, MD, Professional Education Chair
  • Geoffrey E. Bradford, MD, Vision Screening Chair and AAP-SOOp Member
  • Eric A. Pennock, MD, Online Media Chair
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD, Learning Disabilities Committee Chair
  • Justin D. Marsh, MD, Young Ophthalmologist Committee Chair
  • Stacey J. Kruger, Legislative Committee Chair
  • Shelley Klein, CO, COMT, AACO
  • Daniel J. Briceland, MD, AAO Secretariat for State Affairs
  • Bob Palmer, AAO, State Affairs
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD, Chair
  • Laura J. Heinmiller, MD, Vice Chair
  • Leslie Arguello Sr, MD, MSC
  • Tammy Yanovitch, MD
  • Shirah R. Schwartz-Jacobs, MD
  • Wendy W. Huang, MD
  • Sheryl J. Menacker, MD
  • James D. Bowsher, MD
  • Kathryn Camille Dimiceli, MD
  • Sheryl M. Handler, MD, Consultant
  • A. Melinda Rainey, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD, Board Liaison
  • Stacey J. Kruger, MD, Chair
  • Jordana M. Smith, MD, Vice Chair
  • Smith Ann M. Chisholm, MD
  • Nils K. Mungan, MD, FRCSC
  • Steven C. Thornquist, MD
  • Pamela Erskine Williams, MD
  • Michael J. Spedick, MD
  • Courtney L. Kraus, MD
  • Gennifer J. Greebel, MD
  • Anne M. Langguth, MD
  • Meghan S. Flemmons, MD
  • Daniel T. Weaver, MD
  • Michael Puente, Jr, MD
  • Steven Awner, MD
  • Genie M. Bang, MD
  • Julia M. Byrd, MD
  • Kenneth P. Cheng, MD, Consultant
  • Bob Palmer (AAO State Affairs)
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Mary A. O'Hara, MD, Board Liaison
  • Kathryn M. Haider, MD, Chair
  • Jeffrey D. Colburn, MD, Vice Chair
  • Leila M. Khazaeni, MD
  • Kara M. Cavuoto, MD
  • Brita S. Rook, MD
  • Jitka L. Zobal Ratner, MD
  • Sudha Nallasamy, MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD, Board Liaison
  • Jane C. Edmond, MD
  • Monte D. Mills, MD
  • Kathryn M. Haider, MD
  • Anne U. Stout, MD
  • R. Michael Siatkowski, MD
  • Eric A. Pennock, MD, Chair
  • Jennifer A. Galvin, MD, Vice Chair
  • Christopher M. Fecarotta, MD
  • Charlotte Gore, MD
  • Raymond G. Areaux, MD
  • Amanda L. Marzolf, MD
  • Jinali R. Diora, MD
  • Garima Lal, MD
  • Rupa K. Wong, MD
  • Niral Gandhi, MD
  • Mrunalini Parvataneni, MBBS
  • Sylvia H. Yoo, MD
  • Maria L .Stunkel, MD
  • Poonam N. Doshi, MD
  • Bradley Henriksen, MD
  • Heather A. Smith, MD
  • Alexander De Castro-Abeger, MBA, MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Scott A. Larson, MD, Board Liaison
  • Lauren C. Ditta, MD, Chair
  • Andrea A. Zin, MD, Vice Chair
  • Mae Millicent W. Peterseim, MD
  • Marilyn T. Miller, MD
  • Nikolaos Kozeis, MD
  • Susan M. Carden, MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS, PhD
  • Mary Lou McGregor, MD
  • Niranjan K. Pehere, DNB
  • Wendy W. Huang, MD
  • Robert W. Enzenauer, MD, MPH
  • Wendy S. Chen, MD, PhD
  • Sonali Dalal Talsania, MD
  • Margaret Mary McGlynn Reynolds, MD
  • Linda M. Lawrence, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Mary A. O'Hara, MD, Board Liaison
  • Virginia Miraldi Utz, MD, Chair
  • Stephanie L. Davidson, MD, Vice Chair
  • Kara C. Lamattina, MD
  • Brenda L. Bohnsack, MD, PhD
  • Jing Jin, MD, PhD
  • Alex V. Levin, MD
  • Sheila Therese Angeles-Han, MD, MS
  • Melissa A. Lerman, MD, MSC, PHD
  • Ashley M. Cooper, MD
  • Erin D. Stahl, MD
  • Bharti R Nihalani-Gangwani, MD
  • Mays A. El-Dairi, MD
  • Jennifer L. Jung, MD
  • Iris S. Kassem, MD, PhD
  • Darron A. Bacal, MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Scott A. Larson, MD, Board Liaison
  • Tina Rutar, MD, Chair
  • Emily A. McCourt, MD, Vice Chair
  • Kara M. Cavuoto, MD
  • Marina A. Eisenberg, MD
  • Michael E. Gray, MD
  • Jennifer A. Galvin, MD
  • Ilana B. Friedman, MD
  • Kimberly G. Yen, MD
  • Phoebe Dean Lenhart, MD
  • Alexander J. Khammar, MD
  • Gena Heidary, MD, PhD
  • Wadih M. Zein, MD
  • Jasleen K. Singh, MD
  • Sharon S. Lehman, MD
  • Austin E. Bach, DO
  • Robert A. Clark, MD
  • Laryssa A. Huryn, MD
  • Grace M. Wang, MD, PhD
  • Julius Oatts, MD
  • Jagger Koerner, MD
  • Euna Koo, MD
  • Eunice Maya Kohara, DO
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Robert S. Gold, MD, Board Liaison
  • David K. Wallace, MD, MPH, Chair
  • Lisa Bohra, MD
  • Brenda L. Bohnsack, MD, PhD
  • M. Edward Wilson, Jr, MD
  • Leah Reznick, MD
  • Kimberly Merrill, CO
  • Rahul Bhola, MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Sasapin G. Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH, Chair
  • Catherine O. Jordan, MD, Vice Chair
  • Janine E Collinge, MD
  • Jeffrey O. Carlsen, MD
  • Melinda Chang MD
  • George F. Whitehead, MD
  • Jared E. Duncan, MD
  • Irene T. Tung, MD
  • Kammie B. Gunton, MD
  • Stephanie Dotchin, MD, FRCSC
  • Sara F. Grace, MD
  • Carla Jeannette Osigian Probst, MD
  • Rachel E. Reem, MD
  • Julia E. Reid, MD
  • David L. Nash, MD
  • Charity H. Grannis, MD
  • Martha A. Howard, MD
  • Priyanka Kumar, MD
  • Jonathan O.M. Taylormoore, MD
  • Douglas R. Fredrick, MD
  • Gavin J. Roberts, MD
  • Allison E. Babiuch, MD
  • Charline Boente, MD
  • Kelly Laurenti, MD
  • Benjamin G Jastrzembski, MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Mary A. O'Hara, MD, Board Liaison
  • Stacy L. Pineles, MD, Chair
  • Alejandra G. de Alba Campomanes, MD, Vice Chair
  • Mohamed A Hussein, MD
  • Michael B. Yang, MD
  • Sean P. Donahue, MD, PhD
  • Steven Elliot Brooks, MD
  • Brian J. Forbes, MD, PhD
  • Avind Chandna, DO, FRCS, MD
  • Tamara Wygnanski-Jaffe, MD
  • Eedy Mezer, MD
  • Eric D. Gaider, MD, PhD
  • Veeral S. Shah, MD, PhD
  • Maan S. Alkharashi, FRCSC, MD
  • Sharon F. Freedman, MD
  • Anat Bachar Zipori, MD
  • Saurabh Jain, MB, BS, MS, FRCOphth
  • Gil Binenbaum, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Faruk H. Orge MD, Board Liaison
  • John W. Simon, MD, Chair
  • Alfred J. Cossari, MD, Vice Chair
  • Albert W. Biglan, MD
  • Thomas D. France, MD
  • Marilyn T. Miller, MD
  • John D. Baker, MD
  • Maynard B. Wheeler, MD
  • Frederick J. Elsas, MD
  • Charles F. Marshall Jr, MD
  • Helen A. Mintz-Hittner, MD
  • Daniel J. Karr, MD
  • Zane F. Pollard, MD
  • Alistair R. Fielder, MBBS, FRCP, FRCS, FRCOphth
  • Robert J. McDonald, MD
  • R. Scott Foster, MD
  • Malcolm L. Mazow, MD
  • Richard Alan Lewis, MD, MS
  • Stanley I. Hand, Jr, MD
  • Richard L. Elliot, MD
  • P. David Reese, MD
  • Burton J. Kushner, MD
  • Oscar B. Jackson, Jr, MD
  • Martin E. Lederman, MD
  • E. Paul Shuckett, MD
  • Johan T. Zwaan, MD, PhD
  • J. Raymond Buncic, MD
  • Carolyn M. B. Skov, MD
  • Walter M. Fierson, MD
  • Frank J. Martin, MD
  • David R. Smith, MD
  • James L. Mims III, MD
  • Robert A. Sargent, MD
  • Chrsitine L. Burns, MD
  • Richard M. Robb, MD
  • Leon-Paul Noel, MD
  • Alan B. Scott, MD
  • N. Warren Hindle, MD
  • Robert A. Pettersen, MD
  • J. Bronwyn Bateman, MD
  • Merrill L. Stass-Isern
  • Steven E. Rubin, MD
  • Arthur Jampolsky, MD
  • Edward L. Raab, MD
  • Judith E. Gurland, MD
  • Sherwin J. Isenberg, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Board Liaison
  • Shira L. Robbins, MD, Chair
  • Eric A. Packwood, MD, Vice Chair
  • Carolyn R. Lederman, MD
  • Brian N. Campolattaro, MD
  • Lisa J.T. Vredevoogd, MD
  • Robert Wendell Arnold, MD
  • Kartik S. Kumar, MD
  • Danielle M. Ledoux, MD
  • Angela N. Buffenn, MD, MPH
  • Christopher Gappy, MD
  • Jonathan Go
  • Richard P. Golden, MD
  • Stephen W. Merriam, MD
  • Traci Fritz, COE
  • Joseph F. Griffith, MD
  • John E. Bishop, MD
  • Rachael H. Jenkins, CO
  • Michael John Bartiss, OD, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Eric A. Lichtenstein, MD, Board Liaison
  • Gena Heidary, MD, PhD Co-Chair
  • David K. Wallace, MD, MPH, Program Committee Chair (Co-Chair)
  • Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD
  • Gil Binenbaum, MD
  • Stacy L. Pineles, MD
  • David G. Morrison, MD
  • Jeffrey S. Hunter, MD
  • Sergul A. Erzurum, MD
  • Maanasa Indaram, MD, Chair
  • Ankoor S. Shah, MD, PhD, Vice Chair
  • Alejandra G. de Alba Campomanes, MD
  • Raymond G. Areaux Jr, MD
  • Michael X. Repka, MD
  • David I. Silbert, MD
  • Julius Oatts, MD
  • Rupa K. Wong, MD
  • Madhuri Chilakapati MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Faruk H. Orge MD, Board Liaison
  • Geoffrey E. Bradford, MD, Chair
  • Amy K. Hutchinson, MD, Vice Chair
  • Daniel A. Greninger, MD
  • Stacey J. Kruger, MD
  • Oxana M. Chemerynska, CO, COMT
  • Jennifer Dudney Davidson, MD
  • Alejandro Leon, MD
  • Blake D. Forcina, MD
  • James W. O'Neil, MD
  • Shaival Shah, MD
  • Robert Wendell Arnold, MD
  • John H. Lillvis, MD, PHD
  • Bahram Rahmani, MD
  • Carlos Emmanoel M. Chua, MD
  • Monica Ralli Khitri, MD
  • Beth Jan Colon, COA
  • Alvit Inbal Wolf, MD
  • Huban Atilla, MD
  • P. Kay Nottingham Chaplin, Ed.D, Consultant
  • Mae Millicent Peterseim, MD, Consultant
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Robert S. Gold, MD, Board Liaison

  • Justin D. Marsh, MD, Chair
  • Smith Ann M. Chisholm, MD, Vice Chair
  • Honey H. Herce, MD
  • Charlene H. Crockett, MD
  • Evan Silverstein, MD
  • Sasha Strul, MD
  • Yasmin Poustchi Mali MD
  • Laura Andrea Torrado, MD
  • John H. Lillvis, MD, PHD
  • Austin E. Bach, DO
  • Radha Ram, MD
  • Julia Dutra Rossetto Sr, MD, PHD
  • Oded Lagstein, MD
  • Sarah H. Rodriguez, MD
  • Sunju Park, MD
  • Tao Shen, MD
  • Marcela M. Estrada, MD
  • Rachel T. Fuerst, MD
  • Angeline Nguyen, MD
  • Rachel C. Cooley, MD
  • Hugo H. Lee, MBBS
  • Jana Arrielle Bregman, MD
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Board Liaison