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Joan W. Miller, M.D., F.A.R.V.O., elected to Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis
Date:2/13/2013

Boston (Feb. 13, 2013)--Joan Whitten Miller, M.D., Henry Willard Williams Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital, has been elected to the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis (AOI).

The AOI is regarded as the most prestigious international academic organization in ophthalmology with an emeritus and active membership that spans 33 countries.

Dr. Miller is only the second American woman to be elected to the 38-year-old organization, which limits active membership to 70 individuals.

As a university-centered organization, the AOI is "committed to excellence in education, research and culturally appropriate medical services to preserve and restore vision for people of the world."

The AOI counts among its membership some of the most acclaimed ophthalmologists worldwide, including: David W. Parke II, M.D., President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; Martine J. Jager, M.D., past President of the Association for Vision in Research and Ophthalmology; Alfred Sommer, M.D., M.H.S., Board of Directors Chair of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation; and Paul R. Lichter, M.D., M.S., current AOI President.

"It's truly humbling to be in the company of such an elite group of academicians, all of whom have dedicated their careers to shifting the landscape of eye health around the globe," noted Dr. Miller. "I'm excited and honored to contribute my expertise to AOI's global mission to bring hope and sight to people around the world."

The AOI originated with the Act of Foundation signed March 7, 1975, and its statutes and regulations were approved on April 10, 1976 by a vote from 45 Charter Members at the inaugural meeting in Ghent, Belgium.

Eligible candidates who meet the Academia's high standards of scholarly excellence are formally nominated and elected by
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Contact: Mary Leach
mary_leach@meei.harvard.edu
617-573-4170
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
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