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 Kang-Mieler receives award from PAAO

Jennifer Kang-Mieler smallJennifer J. Kang-Mieler, PhD, FARVO, will be presented with the Paul Kayser/RRF Global Award at the XXXIII Pan American Congress of Ophthalmology Aug. 9 - 12 in Lima, Peru. The award is presented by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology to recognize a vision science professional whose work has made a significant new contribution to knowledge about improving vision and prevention of blindness. 

 

Smith named Superstar of STEM  

Justine SmithJustine Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO, has been identified as one of 30 of Australia’s most dynamic female scientists and technologists to participate in the 2017 Superstars of STEM program. The new program was developed by Science & Technology Australia (STA) to address the systemic barriers and historic biases that contribute to the alarming loss of women from STEM careers by increasing equal representation in the media of men and women in STEM.

 

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