Orbis welcomes Dr. Pravin Dugel, managing partner, Retinal Consultants of Arizona, and David Gitlin, President, UTC Aerospace Systems, to its Board of Directors.
Pravin has been involved with Orbis since 2010 as a member of our Volunteer Faculty, specializing in retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy.
“I am extremely honored to join the Orbis Board of Directors as it continues its fight against avoidable blindness. As a Volunteer Faculty member, I have seen the impact of Orbis’s work first hand. Orbis’s approach to partnering with, and training, local ophthalmologists and eye care professionals is like no other.”
Dr. Dugel serves as the managing partner of Retinal Consultants of Arizona and founding member of the Spectra Eye Institute. Dr. Dugel is a world-renowned retinal specialist who has authored more than 200 papers, 35 book chapters and has been invited to lecture at prestigious meetings, Visiting Professorships and Universities worldwide. Dr. Dugel is an active philanthropist offering time, expertise and support to many charitable organizations throughout the world.