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M. C. Modi, MD, Receives Lions Club Award.
—M. C. Modi, MD, of India received the 1989 Lions Club International Humanitarian Award. The award, presented each year at the Lions annual convention, recognizes outstanding commitment to humanitarian service.Since 1943, Dr Modi has dedicated his life to saving and restoring the sight of the impoverished, primarily throughout India. During his career, Dr Modi has reached more than 10 million patients and performed more than 600000 eye operations.The award presentation ceremonies took place in Miami, Fla, on Saturday, June 24, at this year's Lions convention. Dr Modi was presented with a check for $200000 from the Lions Clubs International Foundation to further his humanitarian work.
Karanjit S. Kooner, MD, Named Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.
—Karanjit S. Kooner, MD, of Dallas, Tex, has been appointed assistant professor of ophthalmology, specializing in glaucoma, at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical
News and Comment. Arch Ophthalmol. 1989;107(8):1128. doi:10.1001/archopht.1989.01070020194021