Dr. Michael Maldonado
NEHEP has been busy with winter activities! We had a successful Glaucoma Awareness Month in January and Low Vision Awareness Month in February.
Now, we’re making plans for Healthy Vision Month in May. We hope you will use the new resources we’re sharing in this newsletter to help you spread the word about eye health!
NEHEP Planning Committee member shares NEI and NEHEP resources
On January 26, NEHEP Planning Committee member Dr. Michael Maldonado presented at the Inaugural 20/20 Borderland Vision Symposium at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. During his presentation, Dr. Maldonado gave an overview of NEI and NEHEP’s work and shared valuable information about NEI’s clinical trials, training resources, and print materials for eye health professionals and patients.
Many thanks to Dr. Maldonado for sharing these important resources on behalf of NEI and NEHEP!
NEI Publishes 50th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet
NEI published NEI: 50 Years of Advances in Vision Research in celebration of the 50th Anniversary since being established by Congress in 1968.
NEI director Paul A. Sieving, M.D., Ph.D., notes that this booklet covers “highlights of key discoveries, initiatives, and clinical trials that over the years have had an impact on the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and conditions.”