March 01, 2014

 

 American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

​Posted Feb. 12, 2014
 
 



 ​ Dr. Ann Bosiack  ​Dr. Nicolin Gallhoefer
   
Event: Annual meeting, Nov. 4-9, 2013, Puerto Rico
Awards: Cynthia Wheeler Memorial Award: Best resident manuscript, case report—Dr. Ann Bosiack, University of Missouri-Columbia, for “Corneal gene therapy in veterinary medicine: A review”; Best Resident Manuscripts Award, sponsored by Veterinary Ophthalmic Specialties Inc. and ACVO: Clinical research—Dr. Nicolin Gallhoefer, North Carolina State University, for “Comparison of ultrasonography and histologic examination for identification of ocular diseases of animals: 113 cases (2000-2010)”; Basic science research—Dr. Ann P. Bosiack, University of Missouri-Columbia, for “Efficacy and safety of suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid (Vorinostat) in the treatment of canine corneal fibrosis”  

New diplomates: Twenty-three individuals were welcomed as diplomates of the ACVO. They are as follows:
 
Matthew Annear, Cherry Hill, N.J.
Ann Bosiack, Richmond, Va.
Shannon Boveland, Tuskegee, Ala.
Karen Brantman, Kirkland, Wash.
Heather Brookshire, Virginia Beach, Va.
Thomas Chen, Fort Collins, Colo.
Melanie Church, Warwick, R.I.
Darryl Dees, Austin, Texas
Filipe Espinheira Gomes, Baton Rouge, La.
Kate Freeman, Santa Cruz, Calif.
Kevin Fritz, Tustin, Calif.
Enry Garcia da Silva, Aurora, Ill.
Shari Greenberg, Windsor, Conn.
Julie Hempstead, Raleigh, N.C.
Kay Kim, Ithaca, N.Y.
Martha Low, Langhorne, Pa.
Franziska Matheis, Kilchberg, Switzerland
Jo-Ann McKinnon, Auburn Hills, Mich.
Meredith Mouney, Metairie, La.
Kate Myrna, Athens, Ga.
Jonathan Pucket, Stillwater, Okla.
Shelby Reinstein, Levittown, Pa.
Hiroki Tsujita, Osaka, Japan
 
Officials: Drs. Nick Millichamp, Houston, president; Steven Hollingsworth, Davis, Calif., president-elect; and Michael Paulsen, Arlington, Texas, secretary-treasurer