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  • Federico G. Velez, MD, Chair
  • Hilda Capo, MD, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • Adriana P. Grigorian, MD
  • Shatha H. Alfreihi, MD
  • Linda R. Dagi, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Robert S. Gold, MD, Board Liaison
  • Barry N. Wasserman, MD, Chair
  • Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD, Vice Chair
  • Heather A. Smith, MD
  • Sylvia H. Yoo, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, 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
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, 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
  • Mrunalini Parvataneni, MBBS
  • Eric A. Pennock, MD
  • Heather C. De Beaufort, MD
  • Amber A Sturges-Fenton, MD
  • Garima Lal, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD, Board Liaison
  • David L. Rogers, MD, Chair
  • Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD, Vice Chair
  • David A. Plager, MD
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD
  • Paul Joseph Rychwalski, MD
  • Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, 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
  • Jasleen K. Singh, 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
  • Shreya S. Prabhu, MD, MPH
  • Angela N. Buffenn, MD, MPH
  • M. Edward Wilson, Jr, MD
  • Brian J. Forbes, MD, PhD
  • Erin D Stahl, MD
  • Matthew D. Gearinger, MD
  • Marlet G. Bazemore, MD, MPH
  • Scott R. Lambert, MD
  • Leemor Rotberg, MD
  • Megan E. Collins, MD
  • Robert O. Hoffman, MD
  • Kammi B. Gunton, MD
  • Alex V. Levin, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, 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
  • Barry N. Wasserman, MD, Audit Chair
  • Derek T. Sprunger, MD, Ex Officio
  • Oscar A Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Ex Officio
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Alina V. Dumitrescu, MD, Chair
  • Virginia Miraldi Utz, MD, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • Arlene V. Drack, MD, Consultant
  • Matthew C. Weed, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD, Member and Board Liaison
  • Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD, Chair
  • Paul Joseph Rychwalski, MD, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • Lisa Bohra, MD
  • Nikolaos Kozeis, MD
  • Aaila I. Chaudhry, MD
  • Evelyn A. Paysse, MD
  • Chrysavgi Adamopoulou, MD
  • Moustafa S. Abdelhafez, FRCS
  • Shatha H. Alfreihi, MD
  • 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
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Derek T. Sprunger, MD, Board Liaison
  • Linda M. Lawrence, MD, Chair
  • Lauren C. Ditta, MD, Pediatric Low Vision Rehab Chair and Vice Chair
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Past President and Board Liaison
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, President
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Scott A. Larson, MD, Councilor to AAO
  • Sasapin G. Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH, Public Information Chair
  • Emily McCourt, MD, Professional Education Chair
  • Amy K. Hutchinson, MD, Vision Screening Chair
  • Steven E. Rubin, MD, AAP SOOp
  • Jennifer A. Galvin, MD, Online Media Chair
  • Laura J. Heinmiller, MD, Learning Disabilities Committee Chair
  • Smith Ann M. Chisholm, MD, Young Ophthalmologist Committee Chair
  • Stacey J. Kruger, Legislative Committee Chair
  • Alexander Christoff, CO, AACO
  • Laura J. Heinmiller, MD, Chair
  • Tammy Yanovitch, MD, Vice Chair
  • Shirah R. Schwartz-Jacobs, MD
  • Wendy W. Huang, MD
  • Sheryl J. Menacker, MD
  • James D. Bowsher, MD
  • Kathryn Camille Dimiceli, MD
  • Jessica Harder, CO
  • Nicole H. DeLarato, MD
  • Ta C. Chang, MD
  • Sheryl M. Handler, MD, Consultant
  • A. Melinda Rainey, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, MD, Board Liaison
  • Stacey J. Kruger, MD, Chair
  • Jordana M. Smith, MD, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • Robert S. Lowery, MD
  • Geoffrey E. Bradford, MD
  • Kenneth P. Cheng, MD, Consultant
  • Bob Palmer (AAO State Affairs)
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, 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
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD, Board Liaison
  • Katherine A. Lee, MD, PhD, Chair
  • Jane C. Edmond, MD
  • Sergul A. Erzurum, MD
  • David L. Rogers, MD
  • Shira L. Robbins, MD
  • Jennifer A. Galvin, MD, Chair
  • Rupa K. Wong, MD, Vice Chair
  • Amanda L. Marzolf, MD
  • Jinali R. Diora, MD
  • Garima Lal, MD
  • Niral Gandhi, MD
  • Mrunalini Parvataneni, MBBS
  • Sylvia H. Yoo, MD
  • Maria L. Stunkel, MD
  • Bradley Henriksen, MD
  • Heather A. Smith, MD
  • Alexander De Castro-Abeger, MBA, MD
  • Christine Law, MD
  • Basak Can Ermerak, MD
  • Jaspreet Sukhija, MD
  • Courtney L. Kraus, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Scott A. Larson, MD, Board Liaison
  • Lauren C. Ditta, MD, Chair
  • Andrea A. Zin, MD, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • Melinda Chang, MD
  • Judith E. Gurland, MD
  • Ilana B. Friedman, MD
  • Linda M. Lawrence, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Deborah M. Alcorn, 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
  • Catherine O. Jordan, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Scott A. Larson, MD, Board Liaison
  • Emily A. McCourt, MD, Chair
  • Phoebe Dean Lenhart, MD, Vice Chair
  • Alexander J. Khammar, MD
  • Gena Heidary, MD, PhD
  • 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
  • Euna Koo, MD
  • Eunice Maya Kohara, DO
  • Prashanthi Giridhar, MD
  • Hersh Varma, MD
  • Lance M. Siegel, MD
  • Carolina Adams, MD
  • Alina V. Dumitrescu, MD
  • Smith Ann M. Chisholm, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Tina Rutar, MD, Board Liaison
  • David K. Wallace, MD, MPH, Chair
  • Brenda L. Bohnsack, MD, PhD
  • M. Edward Wilson, Jr, MD
  • Leah Reznick, MD
  • Kimberly Merrill, CO
  • Rahul Bhola, MD
  • Hilda Capo, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Sasapin G. Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH, Chair
  • Catherine O. Jordan, MD, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • Krupa H. Patel, MD
  • Anusha Vasamsetti, MD
  • Kathryn Camille Dimiceli, MD
  • Amber A. Sturges-Fenton, MD
  • Steven C. Thornquist, MD
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, 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
  • 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
  • Kara M. Cavuoto, MD
  • Michael E. Gray, MD
  • Ilana B. Friedman, MD
  • Gil Binenbaum, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Mary A. O'Hara, 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
  • Edward L. Raab, MD
  • Judith E. Gurland, MD
  • Eugene M. Helveston MD
  • C. Gail Summers MD
  • William E. Scott, MD
  • Joel N. Leffler, MD
  • Sherwin J. Isenberg, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Robert S. Gold, MD, Board Liaison
  • Eric A. Packwood, MD, Chair
  • Traci Fritz, COE, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • Joseph F. Griffith, MD
  • John E. Bishop, MD
  • Rachael H. Jenkins, CO
  • Lance M. Siegel, MD
  • Charlotte Gore, MD
  • Michael John Bartiss, OD, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, 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
  • Sharon F. Freedman, 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
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Tina Rutar, MD, Board Liaison
  • Amy K. Hutchinson, MD, Chair
  • Jennifer Dudney Davidson, MD, Vice Chair
  • 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, CO, COT
  • Alvit Inbal Wolf, MD
  • Huban Atilla, MD
  • Kirsta L. Brummel Schoeff, DO
  • Patricia L. Davis, MD
  • Carla Jeannette Osigian Probst, MD
  • Fatema F. Ghasia, MD
  • P. Kay Nottingham Chaplin, Ed.D, Consultant
  • Geoffrey E. Bradford, MD, Consultant
  • Daniel A Greninger, MD, Consultant
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD, Board Liaison
  • Smith Ann M. Chisholm, MD, Chair
  • Sasha Strul, MD, Vice Chair
  • Laura Andrea Torrado, MD
  • John H. Lillvis, MD, PHD
  • Radha Ram, MD
  • Julia Dutra Rossetto Sr, MD, PHD
  • Sarah H. Rodriguez, MD
  • Marcela M. Estrada, MD
  • Rachel T. Fuerst, MD
  • Angeline Nguyen, MD
  • Rachel C. Cooley, MD
  • Hugo H. Lee, MBBS
  • Jana Arrielle Bregman, MD
  • Zachary P. Elkin, MD
  • Alison A. Teo, MD
  • Lauren C. Mehner, MD, MPH
  • Heather Stiff, MD
  • Shaza N. Al-Holou, MD
  • Bonnie He, BSC
  • Oscar A. Cruz, MD, Ex Officio
  • Christie L. Morse, MD, EVP
  • Tina Rutar, MD, Board Liaison