Newsmaker — Holiday 2008
Dr. Dwight Cavanagh, vice chairman of ophthalmology, received the first Hamano Gold Medal Award and Lecture at the 31st World Ophthalmology Congress in Hong Kong. The award is given for outstanding contributions to corneal and contact lens clinical practice and research. His lecture focused on the pathogenesis of microbial keratitis.
Dr. Cavanagh also recently received the Dr. Donald Korb Award for Excellence, given in recognition of a true innovator and leader in the field of contact lenses and anterior segment disease. Dr. Cavanagh was the first medical doctor to receive the award.