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Glaucoma 360 Keynote Speakers

Dr. Cioffi gave the inaugural keynote at the 2012 New Horizons Forum
Dr. Cioffi gave the inaugural keynote at the 2012 New Horizons Forum

Launched in 2012 by the Glaucoma Research Foundation, the Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum unites key clinical, industry, financial, and FDA leaders in a unique exchange on research innovation and advances in glaucoma treatment.

This annual catalyst meeting is designed to bring the essential components together in order to speed the translation of new ideas into clinical practice.

New Horizons Forum

The Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture, the keynote talk at New Horizons, features key opinion leaders and innovators in the field of glaucoma.

The 2017 keynote speaker at New Horizons Forum was Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at New York University's Langone Medical Center, Director, NYU Langone Eye Center, and Professor of Ophthalmology, Neuroscience and Physiology at NYU. The topic of his keynote was: "Optical Coherence Tomography — Past, Present, and Future."


Following are keynote speakers from prior years:

2016 - Richard A. Lewis, MD, Co-Founder of Sacramento Eye Consultants and Former Director of Glaucoma, University of California, Davis; President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Past President of the American Glaucoma Society. - “Bullish on Glaucoma, A 30-Year Perspective on Patient Care, Clinical Research, and Industry.”

2015 - Paul P. Lee, MD, JD, the F. Bruce Fralick Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of the Kellogg Eye Center, and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan - “Opportunities and Challenges for Innovation in Glaucoma”

2014 - Robert N. Weinreb, MD, Chairman and Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology, and Director of the Shiley Eye Center at the University of California, San Diego - “Personalized Intraocular Pressure to Manage Glaucoma”

2013 - Louis Cantor, MD, Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology, Jay C. and Lucile L. Kahn Professor of Glaucoma Research and Education, and Director of Glaucoma Service at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology in Indianapolis, IN - “State of Glaucoma Therapy 2013: Is 13 Our Lucky Number?”

2012 - George A. Cioffi, MD, Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY (formerly Chairman, Devers Eye Institute) - “State of Glaucoma Therapy: 2012”

Glaucoma Symposium

The Glaucoma Symposium CME highlights insights and recent advances in glaucoma management, medications and surgical techniques. The keynote at this annual symposium is the Shaffer-Hetherington-Hoskins Lecture, named in honor of the three founders of the Glaucoma Research Foundation.

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The 2016 keynote speaker was Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD. Dr. Coleman is the Frances and Ray Stark Professor of Ophthalmology at Jules Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Professor of Epidemiology, UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health in Los Angeles, CA. The topic of her lecture was "The Other End of the Spectrum: Ocular Hypotony."

Following are Glaucoma Symposium keynote speakers from prior years:

2015 - Paul P. Lee, MD, JD, the F. Bruce Fralick Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of the Kellogg Eye Center, and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan - “Improving Patient Outcomes: Combining Science and Art”

2014 - Michael V. Drake, MD, Chancellor, University of California, Irvine

2013 - Louis B. Cantor, MD, Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology, Jay C. and Lucile L. Kahn Professor of Glaucoma Research and Education, and Director of Glaucoma Service at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology in Indianapolis, IN

2012 - Gregory L. Skuta, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dean McGee Eye Institute, and Edward L. Gaylord Professor and Chair Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

2011 - Ruth D. Williams, MD, President, Wheaton Eye Clinic

2010 - George A. Cioffi, MD, Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of Glaucoma Service, Devers Eye Institute, Portland, OR.

2009 - Joel S. Schuman, MD

2008 - Richard K. Parrish, II, MD

2007 - B. Thomas Hutchinson, MD

2006 - George L. Spaeth, MD

2005 - Michael Kass, MD

2004 - Harry A. Quigley, MD

2003 - Allan Kolker, MD

2002 - Keynote cancelled due to illness

2001 - Donald Minckler, MD

2000 - Richard Simmons, MD

1999 - Paul R. Lichter, MD (The inaugural Shaffer-Hetherington-Hoskins Lecturer)

1998 - Carl Migliazzo, MD

1997 - John Samples, MD

Last reviewed on October 29, 2017

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