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Rarely will you find a value as great as an OWL membership! By becoming a member you establish yourself as committed to "Advancing Diversity in Leadership" and in standing as a leader for today's world. You'll also be affiliated with the best and brightest in Ophthalmology. Take a look here at some of our Champion members!LEARN MORE
An interview with Kate Kline, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Kala Pharmaceuticals How has your upbringing informed your professional…
OWL is keen to hear from our members and ensure we continue to deliver what is most useful to you. …
In honor of Eye Donation Month, OWL and our partners, SightLife and ZEISS, invite you to join the inaugural Mission in Motion Three-Day Challenge (November 13-15) to raise awareness and support…
Developing leaders is OWL's mission and our specialty! Get terrific experience and benefit from the best-of-the-best networking in Ophthalmology when you get involved in OWL:
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Your company can align with OWL's mission by having a presence at our events and benefit from exposure on our social mediachannels and in our member communications. Organizations and companies that want to be involved at the highest level can enroll their associates as virtual members, receive educational programs and get sponsorship exposure by becoming an OWL Partner.LEARN MORE
The OWL Awards are given annually at OWL's Signature Event during AAO. The finalists are distinguished and respected - always an impressive group!
Nominations for the OWL Awards open in the Summer. A Nominations Committee selects the finalists and then OWL members cast their votes in the Fall.
Contact Us for information on nominating a colleague as a ‘Rising Star’, ‘Catalyst’ or ‘Visionary’ in Ophthalmology.LEARN MORE
Vice President of Sales & Marketing – Ophthalmology, Apellis Pharmaceuticals
Beth Marsh is an experienced commercial marketing and business development executive. She has been a key initial team member in five ophthalmic start-up organizations and has successfully launched several ophthalmic products. Apellis is a global biopharmaceutical company that is committed to leveraging courageous science, creativity, and compassion to deliver life-changing therapies. Beth is leading the buildout of the US Ophthalmology division in advance of a potential product to treat geographic atrophy.
Beth is also a longtime member, Board member and Immediate Past President of OWL.
President, LaserCare Eye Center P.A.
Sidney Gicheru, MD is a Refractive Surgeon & President of LaserCare Eye Center in Dallas, TX and is excited to join Ophthalmology World Leaders. As a 2012 graduate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Leadership Development Program (LDP), he is passionate about Leadership Development. He served as faculty for the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology's LDP from 2012 to 2016. In 2015, he co-founded the African Ophthalmology Council's LDP and currently serves as its Program Director. He feels that Leadership Development can be an effective solution to reduce healthcare disparities in developing countries.