IPOSC Mission

To work together to preserve and restore eye health and enhance visual function in children, and ocular alignment and binocularity in children and adults throughout the world.

The goals of IPOSC are:

  1. Promote programs and research to reduce childhood blindness, treat vision impairment in children, and improve ocular alignment in children and adults
  2. Encourage the development of institutions and trained practitioners to achieve the mission 
  3. Assist educational efforts to fulfill the mission through improved education of practitioners and the public
  4. Provide effective communications between national and supra-national societies to achieve the mission
  5. Facilitate collaboration with international foundations and non-governmental organizations to promote and enhance eye care 

 



Board

PRESIDENT
Jan-Tjeerd H N de Faber, MD
Rotterdam, Netherlands

VICE PRESIDENT
Tamara Wygnanski Jaffe, MD
Israel

SECRETARY / TREASURER
Giovanni Battista Marcon, MD
Bassano del Grappa, Italy

PAST PRESIDENT
Faruk H. Orge, MD
Cleveland, Ohio

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Sonal R. Farzavandi, FRCS
Singapore, Singapore

        



ADVISORY BOARD

CHAIR
Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD
Washington, DC, USA

VICE CHAIR
Victoria M. Sheffield
Alexandria, VA, USA

Mario R. Angi, MD
Padova, Italy

Irene Anteby, MD
Jerusalem, Israel

Jamal H. Bleik, MD
Beirut, Lebanon

Sandeep Buttan, MD
New Delhi, India

Mohamed El-Sada, MD
Cairo, Egypt

Alistair R Fielder, FRCOphth
London, UK

Gillian Gibbs, MPH
Oak Brook, IL USA

Clare E. Gilbert, MD, FRCOphth
London, UK

David D. Goodwin
Vestal, NY, USA

Eugene M. Helveston, MD
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Sherwin J. Isenberg, MD
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Frank J. Martin, MD
Sydney, Australia

Marilyn T. Miller, MD
Chicago, IL, USA

Andrea D. Molinari, MD
Quito, Ecuador

Peter Montana
Doral, FL, USA

Anthony Murray, FRCS
Cape Town, South Africa

Daniel E. Neely, MD
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Jeffrey N. Nelson
Bismarck, ND, USA

Kanxing Zhao, MD
Tianjin, China

       


COMMITTEES

Below are the current committees with members listed

 

 

Advocacy and Outreach Committee

Members:
Donny Suh, MD, Chair
Jan-Tjeerd H.N. de Faber, MD
Rosario Gomez-de-Liano, MD, Ph.D
Frank J. Martin, MD
Karen McMain
Luis H. Ospina, MD
Seyhan B. Ozkan, MD
Branislav Stankovic, MD, Ph.D
Heimo Steffen, MD, Ph.D
Visvaraja Subrayan, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth
Kanxing Zhao, MD

 
 

Childhood and visual impairment Committee

Members:
Galton Carvalho Vasconcelos, MD, Chair
Moustafa S. Abdelhafez, MD, FRCS
Huban Atilla, MD
Joanne Bolinao, MD
Sandeep Buttan
Mary Louise Z. Collins, MD

Shaun Huai Dai, FRANZCO
Oseluese Dawodu, MD
Amila de Alwis, MD, FRCS
James E. Elder, FRANZO, MBBS
Feti Karfiati
Nikolaos Kozeis, MD, Ph.D
Rita S. Sitorus, MD, Ph.D
Hiroko Takasaki, CO, Ph.D

 
   

Communications Committee

Members:
Miho Sato, MD, Chair
Yee Yee Aung, MD
K. David Apley, MD
Pradeep Sharma Insaan, MD, FAMS
Saurabh Jain, MD
Govindasamy Kumaramanickavel, MD
Marilyn T. Miller, MD
Anthony D.N. Murray, FRCS
Sachiko Nishina, MD
Moustafa Salah, MD

 
   

ethics Committee

Members:
James E. Elder, FRANZO, MBBS, Chair
Huban Atilla, MD
Noriyuku F. Azuma, MD, Ph.D
Christie L. Morse, MD

 
   

International pediatric eyecare training Committee

Members:
Stephen Christiansen, MD, Chair
Cindy Pritchard, MD, Vice Chair
Jan deFaber, MD, Ex-Officio
Jamal Bleik, MD
Anthony Chitnell, MD
Nicola Freeman, MD
Jorie Jackson, MD
Vijay Lakshmi, MD
Rowena MacNamara, MD
Karen McMain, MD
Christina Paschke, MD
Jan Roelof Polling, MD
Dupe Popoola, MD
Jane Tapley, MD

 
   

Research Committee

Members:
Eedy Mezer, MD, Chair
Maria Alarcon, MD
Galton Carvalho Vasconcelos, MD
Alina V. Dumitrescu, MD
Racano Elisabetta, MD
Dora Fernandez-Agrafojo, Ph.D
Almutez M. Gharaibeh, MD
Saurabh Jain, FRCOphth, FHEA
Christine Law, MD
David Newsham, Ph.D, MSc, DBO, SFHEA
Rohit Saxena, MD, Ph.D
Kazi Shabbir Anwar
Hatice Tuba Atalay, MD, FEBO

 
   

Training and education Committee

Members:
Jason Yam, FRCS, MBBS, MPH, Chair
Sonal R. Farzavandi, FRCS, Ex-Officio
Moustafa S. Abdelhafez, MD, FRCS
Gillian G.W. Adams, MD
Sati Gagikovna Agagulyan, MD
Jamal H. Bleik, MD, FRCS
Oseluese Dawodu, MD
Susan H. Day, MD
Anna Dickmann, MD
Ahmed Mohamed Fahmi, MD
Susana Gamio, MD
Guita Ghiasi, MD
Mauro Goldchmit, MD
Cheryl McCarus, CO, COMT, OSA
Karen McMain
Marilyn T. Miller, MD
Andrea Molinari, MD
Justin Mora, FRANZCO
Anthony D.N. Murray, FRCS
Daniel E. Neely, MD
Luminita Teodorescu, MD, Ph.D
Chong-Bin Tsai, MD

 
   

vision screening Committee

Members:
Mae Millicent Winfrey Peterseim, MD Chair
Ebtisam K. Al Alawi, MD
Marita C. Andersson Gronlund, MD
Chikako Arai, CO
Huban Atilla, MD
Sandeep Buttan
Feti Karfiati Memed
Francisco B. Reich-D'Almeida, MD, Ph.D
Rita S. Sitorus, MD, Ph.D
Lotte Welinder, MD, Ph.D
Kanxing Zhao, MD

 
 

 

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