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Macula Society Awards Announced.
—The first Arnall Patz Medal of the Macula Society was recently presented to Arnall Patz, MD, at the Annual Meeting of The Wilmer Residents Association. The medal recognizes Dr Patz's outstanding contributions in the field of retinal vascular diseases.Earlier, J. Donald M. Gass, MD, received the first J. Donald M. Gass Medal of the Macula Society at the society's tenth anniversary meeting in Cannes, France. This medal honors Dr Gass for his outstanding contributions in the field of macular diseases.Each medal will be presented from time to time by the executive committee of the Macula Society when a worthy recipient is identified.
Research to Prevent Blindness Inc Names Special Scholars and Stein Professorships.
—Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) announced the appointment of five RPB-Special Research Scholars, who will receive awards of $25 000 to $60 000. Recipients include Narsing A. Rao, MD, University
News and Comment. Arch Ophthalmol. 1988;106(9):1174. doi:10.1001/archopht.1988.01060140334021