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October 1991

News and Comment

Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109(10):1363-1364. doi:10.1001/archopht.1991.01080100043039

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Douglas John Coster, MD, Receives 1991 Lions Club Humanitarian Award.  —Professor Douglas John Coster, MD, has been awarded a $250 000 grant from Lions Club International to support his work in preventive and public health ophthalmology. Dr Coster was cited for his work in training ophthalmologists to work in developing countries, his accomplishments in corneal transplantation, and his research and teaching programs aimed at prevention and treatment of blindness in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. He established the Lions Eye Bank of South Australia and the International Community Eye Care Center, also in Australia. Dr Coster, senior director of ophthalmology at Flinders (Australia) Medical Center and Lions Professor of Ophthalmology at Flinders University, received the Humanitarian Award at the conclusion of the Lions 74th International Convention, held in Brisbane, Australia.

1992 Ludwig Von Sallmann Prize Nominations Sought.  —Nominations are currently being sought for the 1992 Ludwig Von Sallmann Prize. The

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