February 01, 2017

 

 American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Posted Jan. 19, 2017





​Dr. Ralph Hamor ​Dr. Jane Cho

Event:
Annual meeting, Oct. 26-29, 2016, Monterey, California
Awards: Best Resident Manuscript Award: Case report—Dr. Kathryn Smith, Oklahoma State University, for “Utility of antigen testing for the diagnosis of ocular histoplasmosis in four cats: a case series and literature review”; Clinical research—Dr. Tomo Wiggans, University of California-Davis, for “Histologic and immunohistochemical predictors of clinical behavior for feline diffuse iris melanoma”; Basic science research—Dr. Ryan Boyd, Michigan State University, for “Photoreceptor-targeted gene delivery using intravitreally administered AAV vectors in dogs”     
New diplomates: Twenty-five individuals were welcomed as diplomates of the ACVO. They are as follows:

Ryan Boyd, Mattawan, Michigan
Emily Conway, Warrensville Heights, Ohio
Elizabeth Curto, Monterey, California
Sarah Czerwinski, Athens, Georgia
Daniel Dorbandt, North Haven, Connecticut
Michele Edelmann, Staten Island, New York
Kara Gornik, Pittsburgh
Allyson Gosling, Vancouver, Washington
Angela Griggs, Arlington, Texas
Kristina Gronkiewicz, Rocklin, California
Kimberly Hsu, St. Charles, Illinois
Adam King, Naperville, Illinois
Rick Lanuza, Santa Barbara, California
Jennifer Lu, Ontario, California
Bianca Martins, Urbana, Illinois
Keiko Miyadera, Philadelphia
Caroline Monk, Atlanta
Audrey Pierson, Plano, Texas
Zoe Reed, Glendale, Arizona
Ronald Spatola, Chesapeake, Virginia
LaTisha Taylor, Nashville, Tennessee
Francesca Venturi, Tustin, California
Meredith Voyles, Nashville, Tennessee
Penelope Wooff, Edmonton, Alberta
Connie Yeh, New Castle, Delaware

Officials: Drs. Ralph Hamor, Gainesville, Florida, president; Jane Cho, Thornwood, New York, president-elect:
Alexandra van der Woerdt, New York, secretary-treasurer; and Elizabeth Giuliano, Columbia, Missouri, immediate
past president