Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis 1975-2006

Report
Academia Ophthalmologica
Internationalis
1975-2006
J.J.De Laey, Chair III
AOI meeting, Sao Paulo, Brasil
February 20, 2006
Where it started?
• On March 7, 1975, during the meeting of
the American Society of Contemporary
Ophthalmology in Bal Harbour, Florida,
the act of foundation of the Academia
Ophthalmologica Internationalis was signed
by Jules François (Honorary Life
President), Fritz Hollwich (President), Saul
Sugar (1st Vice-President), Edward Grom
(2nd Vice-President) and John G.Bellows
(Secretary-General).
Bal Harbour, March 7, 1975
J.Bellows, E.Grom, J.François, S.Sugar, F.Hollwich
AOI
• “An organization dedicated to the
conservation of ophthalologic ethics and
tradition, preservation of its heritage and
transmission of its history to future
generations”
• No more than 50 members.
• Members must have practiced
ophthalmology not less than 20 years have
at least 100 publications and published no
less than one book.M
AOI
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Meetings at least every 4 years.
Insignia, certificates and diplomas
Will prepare a code on professional ethics
Official languages: English, French,
German and Spanish
• Prof.Jules François to become the Honorary
Life President
Caracas, 1985
AOI Charter Members
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I. J.François
II. F.Hollwich
III. H.S.Sugar
IV. J.G.Bellows
V. E.Grom
VI. H.G.Scheie
VII. P.Brégeat
VIII. H.E.Henkes
IX. A.Kettesy
X. J.I.Barraquer
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XI. E.S.Avetisov
XII.H.Sautter
XIII. M.da Silva-Pinto
XIV. S.Vannas
XV. G.W.Crock
XVI. P.Trevor-Roper
XVII. R.F.Lowe
XVIII. L.E.Werner
XIX. GB Bietti
XX. A.M.Soliman
AOI Charter Members
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XXI. L.Paufique
XXII. Duque-Estrada
XXIII. M.H.Luntz
XXIV. T.Krwawicz
XXV. H.K.Merté
XXVI. Fronimopoulos
XXVII.I.Michaelson
XXVIII. B.F.Boyd
XXIX. J.Casanovas
XXX. G.Offret
• XXXI. Urrets-Zavalia
• XXXII. L.SanchezBulnes
• XXXIII. FW Newell
• XXXIV. H.Rocha
• XXXV. J.Diallo
• XXXVI. Puchkoskaya
• XXXVII. A.Nakajima
• XXXVIII. J.H.King
• XXXIX. JS Charamis
AOI Charter Members
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XL. E.Maumenee
XLI. A.B.Reese
XLII. M.Radnot
XLIII. J.Arentsen
XLIV. H.Fanta
XLV.B.Streiff
Presidents of AOI
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Jules François, Honorary Life President
Fritz Hollwich,
1976-1980
Frank Newell
1980-1984
Frederick C.Blodi 1984-1988
Akira Nakajima
1988-1990
Giuseppe Scuderi 1990-1994
Benjamin F.Boyd 1994-1998
Bradley Straatsma 1998-2002
Koichi Shimizu
2002-2006
Vice-Presidents of AOI
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F.Newell & S.Sugar
P.Brégeat & E.Grom
P.Brégeat & J.Fronimopoulos
G.Scuderi & H.Fanta
B.Boyd & R.Lowe
B.Boyd & P.Amalric
M.Lund & A.Lim
E.Malbran & K.Shimizu
G.Coscas & R.Brancato
1976-1980
1980-1984
1984-1988
1988-1990
1990-1993
1993-1994
1994-1998
1998-2002
2002-2006
General-Secretaries of AOI
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Edward Grom
Akira Nakajima
Pierre Amalric
Gabriel Coscas
Paul Lichter
1976-1980
1980-1988
1988-1994
1994-2002
2002-
Treasurers of AOI
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Werther Duque-Estrada
Jean-François Cuendet
Rosario Brancato
Juan Verdaguer
1976-1993
1993-1998
1998-2002
2002-
Meetings of AOI
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1. Ghent :10.04.76.
2. Dallas :30.09.77.
3. Kyoto :16.05.78.
4. Ghent :14.05.79.
5. London: 19.04.80 .
6. Acapulco: 09.05.81.
7.S.Francisco:30.10.82
8. Paris : 07.05.83.
9. Cos : 10.06.84.
10. Baltimore 30.4.85.
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11. Rome: 03.05.86.
12. Barcelona:23.5.87
13. Sidney: 27.10.88
14. Rio: 02.09.89
15. Singapore:18.3.90
16. Paris: 26.05.91
17. New Delhi:1.2.92
18. Mexico: 13.02.93
19. Toronto: 26.06.94
20. Milano: 24.06.95
Meetings of AOI
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21. Chicago. 27.10.96
22. Kyoto. 10.05.97
23.Amsterdam21.6.98
24. Nile. 27.02.99
25. Orlando. 25.10.99
26.Jerusalem 21.05.00
27.BuenosAires21.7.1
28. Sydney. 21.04.02
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29.New Delhi. 15.1.03
30.N.Orleans.23.10.04
31. Florence. 12.05.05
32. Sao Paulo.20.2.06
Dallas, October 1, 1977
• Discussion on
The code of ethics
the Journal “History of Ophthalmology”
Book on ophthalmology in 4 volumes.
• L.Werner (XVIII) to become emeritus
• Obituary of G.Bietti (XIX)
• Election of F.Blodi (XVIII), S.Mishima
(XIX), B.Straatsma (XLVI), E.Norton
(XLVII), A.Dubois-Poulsen (XLVIII),
M.Radnot (XLIX), M.Krasnov (L)
Kyoto, May 16, 1978
• Presentation of the Code of Ophthalmologic
Deontology
• ICO accepts an ex-officio representative of
the AOI. E.Grom is elected in that post.
• New members elected: G.Scuderi and
L.P.Agarwal
Ghent, May 14, 1979
• Presentation of the first issue of History of
Ophthalmology. Only 200 subscriptions
(200 more are needed)
• Emeritus members:H.Rocha (XXXIV),
A.Reese (XLI)
• Election postponed.
• Problems with Bellows
Acapulco, May 9, 1981
• Creation of
Committee on attendance (chair TrevorRoper)
Committee on membership (chair:
Nakajima)
• Emeritus: G.Offret (XXX)
• Elections: P.Amalric (IV), J.Barraquer
(XXX), Stephen Drance (XXI), W.Jaeger
(XXVII), B.Spivey (XXXIV)
San Francisco, October 30, 1982
• Obituaries: L.Paufique (XXI), I.Michaelson
(XXVIII)
• Emeritus: J.Casanovas (XXIX), H.King
(XXXVIII), M.da Silva-Pinto (XIII)
• Elections: G.Meyer-Schwickerath (XXIV),
DMA Albert, E.Malbran (XIII)
• “A member can become emeritus if he is
more than 75 years old or is in the
impossibility to further participate in the
affairs of the Academy.”
Island of Cos, October 6, 1984
• For the first time a guest speaker is invited.
Prof.Nicolas Kouzos, former Minister, gives
a lecture on Hippocrates “The first steps out
of darkness”.
• It is proposed to reduce the term of office of
president and vice-presidents from 4 to 2
years
• The importance of geographic distribution
is stressed.
Rome, May 3, 1986
• The president shall represent the AOI in the
International Council of Ophthalmology.
• It is proposed to deposit the Archives of the
AOI in Ghent.
Rome, 1986
Barcelona, 1987
Barcelona, 1987
Barcelona, 1987
Paris, 26 May 1991
• The president G.Scuderi presents new
badges and new medals.
• Committees are suggested
1. History
2. Ethics
3. Scientific activities
4. Administrative problems
5. Bylaws
6. Didactic activities
7. Relationship with the Int.Council.
Toronto, June 26, 1994
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1. To have a special guest lecture within
the AOI meeting
2. To organize an Academia session in
selected national or international
meetings.
3. The Academia Oration by an AOI
member during the special session.
4. Presentation of AC.Award every 2 y.
5. Qualification of emeritus member
after 70 years on request or at 80 years
peremptorily. Founder members are for life.
Milano, June 24, 1995
• Special guest lecture and Academia award:
Raymond D.Lund. Reconstruction and
repair of the primary optic circuitry with
transplants.
• Special session honoring E.Norton
Chicago, October 27, 1996.
• Academia Oration. Prof.J.Barraquer “The
challenge of combined surgery:
keratoplasty, EECC, IOL, vitrectomy and
glaucoma”.
• Special guest lecture. Prof.G.O.H.Naumann
“Pseudo-exfoliation syndrome for the
comprehensive ophthalmologist.”
Kyoto, May 10, 1997
• Academia oration by A.Nakajima
• The AOI has officially agreed to present the
Streiff medal.
• Special Academia Session during SOE in
Budapest on June 2, 1997 with as topic
“New trends in ophthalmology”.
Streiff medallists
• Pierre Amalric, 1998
• Bruce Spivey, 2002
• Fritz Naumann, 2006
1999
Amsterdam, June 21, 1998
• Academia oration: A.F.Deutman “ Dutch
masters and the macula”.
• Special session honoring Prof José
Barraquer and Prof.Maumenee.
• Special guest lecture. Michèle Schwartz,
New horizons in optic neuropathy:
neuroprotection and regeneration.
• Academia Session on contemporary
concepts in uveitis.
• First issue of the Academia Newsletter.
AOI meeting Amsterdam, 1998
AOI meeting, Amsterdam, June, 21, 1998
Fall 1998, Volume 1, Number 1
Spring 1999, Volume 2, Number 1
Spring 2000, Volume 3, Number 1
Spring 2001, Volume 4, Number 1
Spring 2002, Volume 5, Number 1
2003, Volume 6, Number 1
www.acad-ophthal-int.org/newsletters
Nile meeting, February 27, 1999
Int.Ophth.Strategic Plan with
ICO
• Goals:
1. Ophthalmic training
2. Continuing ophthalmic
education
3. Preservation and restoration of
vision and prevention of blindness.
4. Advocacy for education and
blindness prevention
5. Eye care guidelines & standard
6. Research
Orlando, October 27, 1999
• AOI lecture on October 27.
M.LaVail: “Toward pharmaceutical and
gene therapy for retinal degeneration.”
Jerusalem, May 21, 2000
• AOI lecture. G.Coscas “Photodynamic
therapy for CNV in age related
maculopathy.”
• AOI oration. Michael Blumenthal.
“Cataract surgery: training, quality and
innovation.”
• AOI symposium: “Retina update in the third
millenium.”
• Membership increased to more than 50.
Buenos Aires, July 21, 2001
• Academia Lecture: E.Malbran “Scleral
fixated intra-ocular lenses”.
• AOI symposium: “Corneal diseases and
surgery”
• AOI is officially registered in Switzerland
on July 9, 2001
Statutes
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J.François, April 1976
F.Blodi, May 1986
A.Nakajima, January 1990
B.Straatsma, July 1999
Sydney, April 2002
AOI Lecture by K.Shimizu, on Pulseless Disease
Sydney, April 2002
New Delhi, January 2003
Florence, May 12, 2005
• Academia Oration: Angelo Luigi Vescovi
“Neural stem cells in brain pathology and
therapy”
• AOI lecture: B.Straatsma
• AOI symposia in conjunction with meetings
Am.Acad.Ophthalmol. P.Lichter
Asia Pac.Acad.Ophthalmol. Selvarajah
Pan Am.Ass.Ophthalmol. J.Verdaguer
• Financial support for a single IFOS
fellowship for one year: 7.000 CHF
Trends in the past 30 years
• Shift from ethics and history to more actual
scientific presentations.
• Increased participation of the AOI to
regional and international meetings by
organizing AOI symposia
• Involvement of AOI in ophthalmologic
strategic plan (Nile meeting) and Vision
20/20
Comparison of the statutes
1976-1999
• 1976: “conservation of the ethics and
tradition of Ophthalmology, preservation of
its heritage and transmission of its history to
coming generations”.
• 1999: “ to conserve the ethics and preserve
the history of ophthalmology, to enhance
education in ophthalmology and in allied
fields, and to promote and advance the
science and art of ophthalmology among all
peoples and nations”.
Mission Statement of AOI
• “The Academia Ophthalmologica
Internationalis is a university-centered
international organization committed to
excellence in education, research and
culturally appropriate medical services to
preserve and restore vision for people of the
world.”

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