Special Recognition and Awards

Awards:award

  • Alumni Fellowship from University of Florida’s College of Medicine (2001-2005)
  • Office of Naval Research Enterprise Fellowship: 2002
  • T32 Vision Research Training Grant Awardee 2006
  • National Institute of Health Pediatric Loan Repayment Award (2008)
  • National Institute of Health Pediatric Loan Repayment Award Renewal (2010)
  • National Institute of Health Pediatric Loan Repayment Award Renewal (2012)
  • Acceptance into the NIH Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Program (2012)
  • ARVO Foundation/Merck Innovative Ophthalmology Research Award in Gene Therapy and Eye Disease Prize (2013)
  • “Exceptionally Good Review” ranking from IOVS (2013)
  • Travel Fellowship for XVIth International Symposium on Retinal Degenerations (2014)
  • Exemplary Teacher Award (2014)
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness Board of Director’s Award (2015)
  • UF nominee for Life Sciences Category for The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists (2015)
  • MOMS for Sight 2016 Visionary Award (2016)
  • University Term Professorship (2017)
  • Gund Harrington Scholar Award (2017)

Special Recognition