Fight for Sight organization that provides
funding for vision research, awarded Stephen J. Ryan, MD, $50 000 as the first winner of the Fight for Sight/Mildred Weisenfeld
Award for Lifetime Achievement in Vision Research. The award was presented
at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Dallas,
Tex, during October 2000. Dr Ryan is internationally recognized as a groundbreaking
expert in treating retinal and macular disease and ocular trauma; he has authored
more than 240 papers internationally on these subjects. He is currently the
dean of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, as well as senior vice president for medical care. He is also
president of the Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, and a Grace and Emery
Beardsley Professor of Ophthalmology.
May 2001. Arch Ophthalmol. 2001;119(5):791–792. doi:10.1001/archopht.119.5.791
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