Lifetime Achievement Award
W. Bruce Jackson, MD, FRCSC
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Ottawa Eye Institute
Remarks by Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy, MD
Presentation by François Codère, MD, COS President
Wednesday, June 27, 0800-1000, Metro West during Current Concepts I
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.
Award for Excellence in Ophthalmic Research
The Canadian Ophthalmological Society congratulates the recipients of
2012 COS Award for Excellence in Ophthalmic Research.
David Almeida, Queens University
Randomized controlled trial comparing nepafenac, ketorolac and placebo in preventing macular edema after uncomplicated cataract extraction
COS-2 Cataract Surgery, Wednesday June 27, 1045-1215
Vivian Yin, University of Toronto
The effect of repeated topical fluoroquinolone use post intravitreal injection for neovascular age-related macular eegeneration (AMD) on ocular surface flora
Retina, Thursday June 28, 1545-1715
Laura Beltran-Agullo, Toronto Western Hospital
Faster visual recovery following Ex-PRESS than trabeculectomy: results of a prospective randomized controlled trial
Glaucoma, Wednesday June 27, 1545-1715
Weerawat Kiddee, Toronto Western Hospital
Systematic literature review and meta-analysis of IOP elevation post intravitreal steroids
M. Nour Haydari, University of Montreal
Living model for Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy
Radwan Ajlan, McGill University
Risk factors affecting optic nerve head blood flow after therapeutic IOP reduction in patients with open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension
2011 Royal College Medal Award for Surgery
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada offers annually a competition for the RCPSC Medals in Medicine and Surgery. These awards provide national recognition for original work by clinical investigators who have completed their training within the past 10 years. The award is presented to a Fellow who completed original work in clinical investigation, or the basic sciences relating to medicine or surgery, in Canada.
The 2011 Royal College Medal Award for Surgery was awarded to Dr. Sonia Yeung, for her manuscript: Targeted Delivery of Magnetic Cobalt Nanoparticles to the Eye Following Systemic Administration.
COS congratulates Dr. Yeung on this national award for her original and outstanding work.