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May 8, 2008

National Research in Vision and Ophthalmology brings tribute to Dayton

Wright State University professor Dan Organisciak awarded
Daniel Organisciak, Ph.D.
Daniel T. Organisciak, Ph.D.

Dayton, OHIO--Daniel T. Organisciak, Ph.D., was presented with a national Distinguished Service Award from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) during the organization's annual meeting.

ARVO is an international organization of more than 12,000 vision research scientists and ophthalmologists, dedicated to understanding and treating diseases leading to the loss of vision.

Dr. Organisciak is professor and former chair of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. A member of the faculty since 1975, he holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Wright State University Trustee's Award for Faculty Excellence, where he was also named University Professor.

Located in Dayton, Ohio, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is affiliated with seven major teaching hospitals in the Greater Dayton area. In addition to providing medical education for about 400 medical students and training for more than 400 resident physicians per year. The Boonshoft School of Medicine is nationally recognized for its focus on interdisciplinary teamwork and outreach with the local community.


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