Tribute to Lorenz Zimmerman

Tribute to Lorenz Zimmerman

To my mentor, teacher & friend from whom I learned some of the most important lessons of my life. The father of modern Ocular Pathology who influenced so many with his knowledge and his kind words & actions.

With love & gratitude,

Nora & Miguel Burnier

PAOF News

PAOF News Oct20184Tribute to Rubens Belfort Mattos Tribute Honorees A great professor & mentor at Escola Paulista Medicina from whom I learned so many things, including the importance of academic institutions. With love & gratitude, Nora & Miguel Burnier Read More...

Interviews

Interviews Oct201728Interview with Dr. Francisco Contreras Interview Mrs. Laura Malkin-Stuart interviews Dr. Francisco Contreras during the Pan-American Congress in Lima, Peru. English transcription of the interview is available below. (5:08) Interview with Dr....

Events

Event News Nov20172Plan Now to Attend PAAO Cancun 2019 Events The XXXIV Pan American Congress of Ophthalmology will be held at the Cancun Convention Center, Mexico, from May 25 to 29, 2019. This will be the sixth time that our country is hosting the most important...

Education News

Jun201829Dr. Natalio Izquierdo Presented the 2018 Guillermo Picó Santiago Memorial Lecture AnnouncementEducation Dr. Natalio Izquierdo presented the 2018 Guillermo Picó-Santiago Memorial Lecture. The memorial lecture is presented at the annual meeting of the Puerto...
Tribute to Liana Ventura

Tribute to Liana Ventura

As the current Chair of the Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation, you are leaving a great legacy behind due to your leadership skills, high ethical values, vision and passion for the education, especially for young Ophthalmologists. The PAOF will surely continue to keep your vision alive and to maintain a motivated and committed team as you have been able to build.

Carlos A. Coscia

Tribute to William De La Peña

Tribute to William De La Peña

“I have witnessed your impressive contributions to Ophthalmology during the past 25 years. Your dedication to leaving a legacy of education through training others in techniques of Phacoemulsification is a mark that you have made in the world of Ophthalmology. Throughout these 25 years, you have done this with the utmost of ethical values, commitment to education and always with great reserve.”

Carlos A. Coscia