THE ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN VISION AND OPHTHALMOLOGY

aka ARVO   |   Rockville, MD   |  www.arvo.org

Mission

ARVO advances research worldwide into understanding the visual system and preventing, treating and curing its disorders.

Ruling year info

1945

Executive Director

Mrs. Iris Rush

Main address

1801 Rockville Pike Ste 400

Rockville, MD 20852 USA

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EIN

34-0812556

NTEE code info

Eye (H41)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Annual Convention

The members of the Association gather annually and periodically to share the results of their research efforts.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Publications focus on eye and vision research. They include Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Journal of Vision, and Translational Vision Science and Technology.

Population(s) Served
Adults

ARVO provides funding in the form of achievement awards, research awards and grants, travel grants, publications grants and others.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

ACCME 2020

Financials

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THE ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN VISION AND OPHTHALMOLOGY

Board of directors
as of 6/30/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

W. Daniel Stamer

Duke University

Term: 2019 - 2020

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No