Awards

 

Bernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture Award

The Bernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture Award is given by the WIO Board of Directors to a WIO member in honor of Dr. Bernice Brown. Recipients are members who have contributed to the profession of ophthalmology and to the advancement of women in the profession. The honored guest is asked to speak at the annual WIO Summer Symposium about her life, accomplishments and how she has overcome obstacles in her profession. This lecture offers inspiring real-life stories of professional growth and success in the practice of ophthalmology.

Submit Your Nomination for this Year!

  • Nomination Form for the Bernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture Award

    Thank you for taking the time to submit a nomination of a woman who is deserving of a WIO award.

  • Global terms of WIO Awards:

    • Nominees may not be nominated for an award they have already received.
    • Individuals may not receive more than one award per year.
    • Award will be presented at the WIO Summer Symposium each year in August and acknowledged on the WIO website and media outlets.
    • Calls for nominations will be issued annually but all awards may not be given every year.

    Bernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture Award

    The Bernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture Award is given by the WIO Board of Directors to a WIO member in honor of Dr. Bernice Brown. Recipients are members who have contributed to the profession of ophthalmology and to the advancement of women in the profession. The honored guest is asked to speak at the annual WIO Summer Symposium about her life, accomplishments and how she has overcome obstacles in her profession. This lecture offers inspiring real-life stories of professional growth and success in the practice of ophthalmology.
  • Please describe in detail why the above nominee deserves to receive the Bernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture Award.


Recipients

2017


Mildred Olivier

2016


Carol Shields, MD

2015


Marlene Moster

2014


Lisa B. Arbisser

2013


Ingrid Kreissig

2012


Ruth Williams

2011


Janine Austin-Clayton

2010


Bronwyn Bateman

2009


Anne L. Coleman

2008


Marguerite B. McDonald

2007


Eve J. Higginbotham

2006


Marjorie A. Mosier

2005


Marilyn T. Miller

2004


Suzanne Veronneau-Troutman