COS Awards for Excellence

Lifetime Achievement Award

Remarks by: Elise Héon, MD
Presentation by: Paul Rafuse, MD, COS President
Saturday June 15, 0800-1000, Westmount, during Current Concepts I

2013 Recipient

Brenda L. Gallie, MD, FRCSC
Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network
Affiliate Scientist, Division of Visual Science, Toronto Western Research Institute

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to individuals who have made a sustained impact nationally and internationally on the growth of the profession and who have maintained the highest standard of patient care in their practice. The recipient of this award has also been a strong and positive role model in the community and an exemplary mentor and educator.

2013 COS Award for Excellence in Ophthalmic Research

The Canadian Ophthalmological Society congratulates the recipients of 2013 COS Award for Excellence in Ophthalmic Research.

Paper presentations

First prize
Talal Alabduljalil
University of Toronto
Demonstration of anatomical development of the human macula within the first five years of life using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

Second prize
Stephen Dorrepaal
University of Toronto
Resistance of ocular flora to gatifloxacin in patients undergoing intravitreal injections - a case-control study

Third prize
Nawaaz Nathoo
University of British Columbia
Association between glaucoma, glaucoma therapies, and erectile dysfunction

Poster presentations

First prize
Stephanie Kletke
McMaster University
Educational and vision-assistive smartphone apps for patients: a quantitative evaluation

Second prize
Jay Ching-Chieh Wang
University of British Columbia
Effects of CFH Y402H SNP, age and drusen on cytokine & growth factor levels in post-mortem human vitreous and retina

Third prize
Victoria Leung
University of Toronto
Investigating the relationship between socio-demographic factors and non-persistence with topical glaucoma medications

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