Dr Prashant Garg, executive chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been elected as a ‘Member’ of the prestigious Academia Ophthalmological Internationalis (AOI). Dr Garg becomes the fifth from India to ever receive this honour. His tenure as a Member of Academia Ophthalmological Internationalis will formally commence next year during AOI’s next General Assembly meeting.
About the Academia Ophthalmological Internationalis (AOI):
AOI is a university-centred international organization committed to excellence in education, research and culturally appropriate medical services to preserve and restore the vision of people of the world. Its membership is limited to 100 active members, and they represent the most eminent academicians in ophthalmology in the world, each holding a chair of this prestigious body. Dr Garg becomes the fifth from India to ever receive this honour.
As an ophthalmologist, he has been engaged in the study, research or practice of ophthalmology for at least 15 years and who has published not less than 100 scientific papers, reports, or books is eligible to be nominated for membership of AOI. The members are formally nominated and elected by the existing members of AOI based on merit.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Academia Ophthalmological Internationalis President: Marie-José Tassignon;
- Academia Ophthalmological Internationalis established: April 10, 1976.