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Ocular Toxicology SS Career Achievement Award

Deadline: December 31


Every other year, the OTSS recognizes a Senior Investigator for lifetime achievement or for contribution of a particularly influential body of work to the field of ocular toxicology. This award is for scientists in academia, industry, or those who have had an impact on regulatory issues.

The nominees are evaluated with respect to the following criteria:

1) Contribution to the field of ocular toxicology—depth and breadth of scientific contributions and significance of contributions for advancing the field.

2) Major influence in the education/training/mentorship of young scientists in the field of ocular toxicology including training in government, industry, or academia.

3) Leadership and service to the ocular toxicology field including involvement in the Specialty Section or other meetings/organizations related to ocular toxicology.

4) Influence on regulatory and risk/safety assessment decisions related to ocular toxicology. Nominations of candidates not selected will be considered for two additional years unless the nomination is withdrawn by the sponsor.

Nominations: The nominator should provide a discussion of the role that the individual's work has played in advancing the field of ocular toxicology and the safety assessment of ocular products. A curriculum vitae and bibliography should also be included. A second letter of recommendation from another investigator in the field would be helpful.

Submit nominations to: Andrea Rodrigues

Award Group: SOT

Application Materials:



Andrea Rodrigues