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PAAO President’s Message

September 2020

We should join the PAAO for three main reasons: the three E’s. Education, Enlightenment, and Enjoyment.
- Dr. Carol Shields

Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues, We are still facing the challenge of the pandemic.  In North America, schools and universities are starting up again.  We must continue to move forward, and I am confident that we will successfully come through this pandemic if we stay positive and collectively help and support each other.

PAAO-YO Research (August): Camila Ventura

Dr. Camila Ventura, a Retina specialist and Director of Research at Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV) and HOPE Eye Hospital in Recife, Brazil, has recently published two articles. Below are the salient points and links to the articles.

Science Communication… Should we be trained?

As medical researchers, we know that the importance of research is as much about ideas as it is about knowing how to communicate them. Science communication is part of our daily life; as doctors we must inform our patients about their disease and treatment, give lectures, write scientific papers or proposals.