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August 1987

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(8):1029. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060080031018

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National Eye Institute Director Honored.  —Carl Kupfer, MD, was recently honored at the annual Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute meeting at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, for his contributions to the National Eye Institute. Dr Kupfer was also honored with the Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology at the annual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting in Sarasota, Fla, in May 1987.

Request for Articles.  —A request for research articles on myopia has been made by the Fourth International Conference on Myopia, sponsored by the Myopia International Research Foundation Inc, 1265 Broadway, New York, NY, 10001. The conference is to be held in March 1990 in Singapore. For further information, contact the foundation.

Award Announced.  —In June 1987, Herbert E. Kaufman, MD, was awarded the Montgomery Medal by the Irish Ophthalmological Society, Dublin, for his contributions to the prevention and treatment of blinding eye disease. Dr Kaufman is Boyd

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