Vijitha Vempuluru from AIIMS Hyderabad, India, is the first recipient of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship for aspiring ocular oncologists.
The Judging Panel for the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust, made up of six leading eye specialists, was in unanimous agreement that Vijitha was the worthy winner despite a strong shortlist of applicants.
Vijitha was presented with a trophy at the recent ISOO conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, in recognition of her achievement and $25,000 USD to support her during her fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA, one of the full members of the World Association of Eyehospitals.
In this picture Vijitha Vempuluru is standing next to Nicholas Rapley, Chairperson at Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust.
On the 9th of June we will have our second meeting of the Community of Practice for Nurses. This time with Jane Poxon from The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, from Melbourne, Australia and Reuben Cruz from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute from Miami, United States! Jane Poxon is as Executive Director of Operations and Chief Nurse Officer responsible […]
News from our full member Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins
Dear friends and colleagues, We often hear mention, in passing, of the names of endowed professorships and other programs that are supported through endowments, but what of the actual fruits of these gifts? In this issue, we take a look at some of the work supported by people whose lives have been touched by Wilmer. […]
REMINDER! During the coronapandemic the WAEH together with the team from Moorfields Eye Hospital, London organized two webinars about the Schwartz Rounds. This year we would like to organize these rounds again and are looking for panelists! Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together regularly to discuss the […]
Thursday June 9 Community of Practice for Nurses The Community of Practice for Nurses will get together every three months. Please join our webinar on Thursday June 9: WAEH Community of Practice for Nurses – Time: 12.00 noon CEST. Please check your own timezone and note all summer time changes over the world.Topics to discuss Education for Nurses, […]
Wilmer Eye Institute: #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S
As the #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S., Wilmer Eye Institute has a big presence at the nation’s biggest ophthalmology research meeting. Here’s a look at what some Wilmer presenters will be talking about at ARVO 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avb_UrZGLRU