Sumary of R.V. Paul Chan recognized by Prevent Blindness:
- Paul Chan, MD, MSc, MBA, FACS, is the recipient of the 2021 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health, according to a press release from Prevent Blindness..
- The award is granted to an “individual, team or organization that has made significant contributions to the advancement of public health related to vision and eye health at the community, state, national and/or international level,”.
- Chan was selected due to his work in global retinopathy of prematurity program development, pediatric retina, retinal imaging and education, the release said..
- Prevent Blindness also recognized Shervonne Poleon, a vision science graduate program student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, with the Rising Visionary Award for her essay titled “Prioritizing Wellness in Eye Care.”…