Arthur Jampolsky, M.D.


Arthur Jampolsky, M.D.

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President, Institute Board of Directors



















PRESENT TITLE:     Founder, The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA.

                                  President, Smith-Kettlewell Board of Directors

EDUCATION: Degrees; Univ of Calif, Berkeley, B.A. in Optometry; Stanford Univ School of Medicine, M.D.

Additional Training: Intern, Los Angeles General Hospital, CA; Ophthalmology Residency, Stanford Univ Hospital, San Francisco, CA; Assistant, Orthoptics, Royal Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital, London, England; Research Fellow, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

NATIONAL OFFICES HELD: Chairman, Visual Sciences Study Section, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health; Member, National Advisory Eye Council (National Eye Institute-NIH); Chairman, Executive Council (Committee on Vision), National Research Council-National Academy of Sciences; President, Amer Assn of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES HELD: President, Founding meeting of the International Strabismological Association Giessen, Germany; Member, Administrative Council, International Strabismological Assn; Honorary President, Conselho Latinoamericano de Estrabismo (C.L.A.D.E.), Sao Paulo, Brazil, VIth Congress

MILITARY POSITIONS HELD: Ophthalmologist, U.S. Army, Active Duty WW II; Honorary Member, Assn of Military Ophthalmologists; Consultant to the Health Director of Panama; Navy Regional Consultant in Ophthalmology, Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA; Air Force Regional Consultant, David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, CA; and Army Regional Consultant, Letterman General Hospital, Presidio of San Francisco, CA.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS: Founding Director, The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute (at Calif Pacific Med Center) San Francisco, CA; Co-Director of Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Blindness and Low Vision, (Nat'l Inst of Disability & Rehab Research). Appointments Held: Professor, Dept of Visual Sciences, Univ of the Pacific Graduate School of Medical Sciences, San Francisco, CA; Chief, Dept of Ophthalmology, Pacific Med Center, San Francisco, CA; A founding Director, Med Research Inst, Pacific Med Center, San Francisco, CA; Advisory Comm, Vision Screening, Dept of Public Health, State of CA; Member of Founding Board of Directors, Exploratorium, Palace of Fine Arts and Sciences Foundation, San Francisco, CA; Editorial Board, Pediatric Medicine; Editorial Board, California Medicine; International Advisory Board, Hong Kong Journal of Ophthalmology.

SPECIAL AWARDS: American Academy of Ophthalmology Award of Merit; Amer Acad of Ophthal Senior Honor Award; Claffy Medal (& lecture) Dept of Ophthalmology, Univ. of Sydney, Australia; Assn for Res in Vision & Ophthalmology Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology; Lions Clubs International Humanitarian Award; Philip M. Corboy Memorial Award for Distinguished Service in Ophthalmology, Hawaiian Eye Foundation; Lucien Howe Medal, The American Ophthalmological Society; Marshall M. Parks Medal for Excellence in Pediatric Ophthalmology, American Assn for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry Hall of Fame.

HONORED LECTURESHIPS: Martin Urist Lecturer, Chicago, IL; Cuppers Retirement Lecture of Honor, Univ of Giessen, Germany; Bielschowsky Lecture, International Strabismological Assn, Kyoto, Japan; Everett Goar Lecture, Houston Ophthalmological Society, Houston, TX; Phinizy Calhoun Jr Lecture, Emory Univ Atlanta, GA; Costenbader Lecture, Amer Assn of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Puerto Rico; Ticho Lecture, Israeli Ophthalmological Society, Tel Aviv, Israel; Kambara Lecture, White Memorial Eye Alumni Assn, Los Angeles CA; Royal College Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; Tullos Coston Lecture, Univ of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK; Bramson Memorial Lecture, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Dedication Lecture for Skillman Professorship, Kellogg Eye Center, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Claffy Medal and Lecture, Dept of Ophthalmology, Univ of Sydney, Australia; 75th Anniversary Guest Lecturer, Univ of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Jules Stein Lecture, Jules Stein Eye Inst, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Wolfe Eye Lectureship, Univ of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Proctor Lecture, Univ of Calif, San Francisco, CA; Morrison Lecture, Calif Assn of Ophthalmology, Monterey, CA; Knapp Memorial Lecture, Ciancia Pediatric Research Foundation, Punta del Este, Uruguay; Earl Padfield Jr. Memorial Lecture, Kansas Univ Med Ctr, Kansas City, MO; Mauerberger Lecture, Univ of Capetown, So Africa; Goldman Lecture, Abrahamson Pediatric Eye Research Center, Cincinnati, OH; Hogan Lecture, Frederick C. Cordes Eye Society, Univ of Calif, San Francisco, CA; Oscar Ham Lecture, C.L.A.D.E. (Congreso del Consejo Latinamericano de Estrabismo), Acapulco; Taylor Asbury Lecturer, Cincinnati Society of Ophth, OH; Charles F. Prentice Medal and Lecture, Amer Acad Optometry, Seattle, WA; Gunter von Noorden Lecture, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston,TX; Honorary Alumnus Lecturer of Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia; Philip M. Corboy Lecture, Hawaiian Eye Foundation, Maui, HI.

PUBLICATIONS: Author of over 280 publications in refereed medical journals, 57 chapters in ophthalmology texts, one strabismus textbook - co-author (Ocular Deviations), and co-editor of textbook, (Clinical Applications of Visual Psychophysics).

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: International: Conselho Latinoamericano de Estrabismo (C.L.A.D.E), Honorary Member; European Strabismological Association; International Orthoptic Association; International Strabismological Association, Honorary Member; Ophthalmological Society of New Zealand, Honorary Member; Pan American Association of Ophthalmology; Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia, Honorary Alumnus; Mexican Society of Ophthalmology, Honorary Member; National: American Academy of Ophthalmology; Amer Assn for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; American Board of Ophthalmology; Diplomate; American Ophthalmological Society; American Federation for Clinical Research; American Society for Photobiology; Association for Research in Strabismus; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.