EBAA Committee Details


Research

Committee Description

Charge:

To review and recommend research grant proposals for funding by the EBAA; to encourage new investigation in eye banking and to develop peer-reviewed literature to advance principles of corneal transplantation and eye banking.


Committee Leadership
Dr. Maria Woodward
(Chair)
MD MSc
Eversight Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
United States

Dr. Bennie H. Jeng, MD
(Vice Chair)
Associate Medical Director
SightLife
Baltimore, MD
United States

Dr. Penny Asbell
(Member)
Chair of Ophthalmology
Memphis, TN
United States

Katarzyna Goode, CEBT
(Member)
Research Manager
Lions Gift of Sight
St. Paul, MN
United States

Mark A Greiner, MD
(Member)
Medical Director
Iowa Lions Eye Bank
Iowa City, IA
United States

Dr. Stephen C. Kaufman, MD, PhD
(Member)
Vice-Chairman and Professor of Ophthalmology
Edina, MN
United States

Andrew Officer, CEBT
(Member)
Technical Director
Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio
Dayton, OH
United States

Dr. Rachel Peltier, Ph.D., Phd, CEBT
(Member)
Senior Distribution Specialist
Advancing Sight Network
Birmingham, AL
United States

Gregory Schmidt, CEBT
(Member)
Director of Tissue Preparation and Research
Iowa Lions Eye Bank
Coralville, IA
United States

Derrick Spalding
(Member)
Louisville, KY
United States

Dr. Alan Sugar, MD
(Member)
Chief Medical Director
Eversight Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
United States

Khoa D Tran, Ph.D.
(Member)
R&D Scientist
Lions VisionGift
Portland, OR
United States

Anthony Vizzerra, CEBT
(Member)
Director of Clinical Services
Saving Sight
Kansas City, MO
United States

Colleen Vrba, CEBT
(Member)
Chicago, IL
United States

Heather Weissman
(Member)
Georgia Eye Bank
Atlanta, GA
United States

Stacey Gardner
(Staff Liaison)
Director of Education
Eye Bank Association of America
Washington, DC
United States