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Dr. Dunbar Hoskins, co-founder of Glaucoma Research Foundation, talks about Glaucoma 360 — three annual events focused on collaboration and innovation to help glaucoma patients and speed the cure.
H. Dunbar Hoskins, Jr., MD: Glaucoma 360 starts with a gala where everybody comes together and has a good time, and they’re really people that are interested in glaucoma the disease and its cures. But then it leads into a very productive day where industry, scientists and physicians all come together and talk about new things that are being developed to help the glaucoma patients. And it’s this kind of convergence, if you will, of the scientist, the clinician, and the industry who can take these discoveries and make them marketable worldwide that advances medical care — and that’s what we hope this will achieve in glaucoma.
And the third day is the Glaucoma Symposium, which leads into taking what we’ve developed, the knowledge that we’ve gained, and distributing it across the clinical spectrum so that the practitioner actually can implement changes in the management of their patients.
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H. Dunbar Hoskins Jr., MD is an internationally recognized glaucoma specialist. He has authored or coauthored more than 70 publications and presented more than 300 invited lectures. He is former Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a position he held from 1993 to 2009. He received an Academy Honor Award in 1979, a Senior Honor Award in 1989. and Distinguished Service Award in 1999. In 2009, Dr. Hoskins received the Catalyst Award from the Glaucoma Research Foundation, acknowledging his exemplary leadership in sustaining innovative research and education. He is a founder of the Glaucoma Research Foundation and has served on its Board of Directors since 1978.
Last reviewed on September 14, 2015