Marco A. Zarbin, MD, is this year’s recipient of the Heed Award. Dr. Zarbin, a previous Heed Fellow, received the award at the annual alumni luncheon of the Society of Heed Fellows during the 2009 American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in San Francisco, California.
Dr. Zarbin is the Alfonse A. Cinotti, MD/Lions Eye Research Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of the Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Zarbin is an Associate Editor of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science and an editorial board member of Survey of Ophthalmology, Contemporary Ophthalmology, and Case Reports in Medicine. Dr. Zarbin also serves as the Department of Veterans Affairs representative to the National Advisory Eye Council, National Eye Institute-NIH, and as a Vice Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.