tfos dews II report

DEWS II
COMMITTEES

Now that we have launched the TFOS DEWS II, we would like to thank the experts who are participating in this global initiative. Every week for a period of 12 weeks we will thank those individuals serving on one of the 12 different Subcommittees. The Subcommittee meetings begin in June in Paris. The members are...

Steering Committee

Chair - J Daniel Nelson,Associate Medical Director for Specialty Care for HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics, St Paul, MN, USA

Vice- Chair - Jennifer Craig
, Associate Professor, University of Auckland School of Medicine, New Zealand

Organizer - David A Sullivan, Senior Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Esen Akpek,Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Dimitri Azar, Dean, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Carlos Belmonte, Professor,Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante and Universidad Miguel Hernández, and President, International Brain Research Organization, Alicante, Spain

Anthony Bron, Past Head, Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, and Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Janine Clayton, Director, NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Murat Dogru, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Harminder Dua, Professor & Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Gary Foulks, Professor, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

José Gomes, Professor and Director of the Cornea and External Disease Unit, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Katherine Hammitt, Vice President, Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation, Washington, DC

Juha Holopainen
, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Lyndon Jones, Professor; Director, Centre for Contact Lens Research, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Choun-Ki Joo, Dean, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea

Zuguo Liu, Dean, Xiamen University Medical School and Eye Institute, Xiamen, China

Jason Nichols, Professor and Assistant Vice President for Industry Research and Development, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, Birmingham, AL, USA

Kelly Nichols, Dean, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, Birmingham, AL, USA
Gary Novack, President of PharmaLogic Development, San Rafael, CA, USA

Virender Sangwan, Professor & Chair in Cornea, and Director, Center for Ocular Regeneration, and Director, Srujana-Center for Innovation, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

Fiona Stapleton, Professor and Head of School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Kazuo Tsubota, Professor & Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Mark Willcox, Brien Holden Vision Chair in Experimental Optometry, School of Optometry and Vision Science and Associate Dean for Research Training University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia

James Wolffsohn, Professor and Deputy Executive Dean of the School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston, UK

Consultant to Steering Committee

Alan Tomlinson (UK), Professor, Glasgow Caledonian University

 

> Definition & Classification Subcommittee

> Epidemiology Subcommittee

> Iatrogenic Dry Eye Disease Subcommittee

> Pathophysiology Subcommittee

> Sex, Hormones & Gender Subcommittee

> Management & Therapy Subcommittee

> Clinical Trials Subcommittee

> Tear Film Subcommittee

> Diagnosis Subcommittee

> Pain & Sensation Subcommittee

> Public Awareness & Education Subcommittee

> Industry Liaison Subcommittee



 

 

Alcon

Novartis

Shire

Allergan

Bausch + Lomb

Akorn

Cooper Vision

Dompè

Horus

lubris

Oculeve

Sun Pharma

TearLab

Thea

Sifi

for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

DEWS II
MISSION & OBJECTIVES

TFOS DEWS II will update the definition, classification and diagnosis of dry eye disease, critically assess the etiology, mechanism, distribution and global impact of this disorder, and address its management and therapy.

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DEWS II
NEWS

The TFOS DEWS II™ Report Special Interest Group will occur at the ARVO Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 7, from 1:30 – 3:00 pm in Ballroom 4 of the Baltimore Convention Center. 

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DEWS II
NEWS

TFOS DEWS II will update the definition, classification and diagnosis of dry eye disease, critically assess the etiology, mechanism, distribution and global impact of this disorder, and address its management and therapy. This report will be published in The Ocular Surface and the TFOS DEWS II members...

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TFOS
TEAR FILM & OCULAR SURFACE SOCIETY

TFOS is a world leader in eye health education.

TFOS' global collaboration among scientists, clinicians and industry professionals seeks action needed to help the world see better.

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