William F. Hoyt Lecture at the AAO Annual Meeting

The William F. Hoyt Lecture is the named lecture of NANOS at the AAO Annual Meeting. The Hoyt Lectureship is to be awarded for lifetime clinical or research contributions to the field of neuro-ophthalmology and/or unselfish service to neuro-ophthalmology. Additional considerations may be the candidate's renown as a lecturer and/or as an educator in neuro-ophthalmoloogy.

William F. Hoyt Lectureship Recipients

2021

  • Valerie Biousse, MD - Acute Retinal Ischemia: Time for Action!

2019

  • John L. Keltner, MD - CAR-Unexplained Visual Loss

2018

  • Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD - Unraveling the Enigma of Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

2017

  • Kathleen B. Digre, MD - More Than Meets the Eye: What an Ophthalmologist Needs to Know About Migraine and the Eye

2016

  • Larry Frohman, MD - Can a unique little specialty show us some pervasive issues with the old and new models of healthcare delivery?

2015

  • Anthony Arnold, MD - Ischemic Optic Neuropathy: The Evolving Profile, 1966-2015

2014

2013

  • Nancy J. Newman, MD - Neuro-Ophthalmology in Review: Around the Brain With 50 Fellows

2012

  • Alfredo A. Sadun MD, PhD - Are We There Yet? Is Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Cusp of a Paradigm Shift?

2011

2010

  • Jonathan Trobe, MD - Papilledema: The Vexing Issues

2009

  • Norman J. Schatz, MD - The Troubles I've Seen

2008

  • Peter J. Savino, MD - We answered this one this a.m.

2007

  • Joel S. Glaser, MD - Romancing the Chiasm

2005

  • Neil R. Miller, MD - Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Optic Nerve Sheath Meningiomas

2004

  • Creig Hoyt, MD - What Do We Really Know About Amblyopia?

2003

  • Simmons Lessell, MD - The Neuro-Ophthalmic Complications of Radiation

2002

  • H. Stanley Thompson, MD   [photo] - The Vitality of the Pupil:  A History of the Clinical Use of the Pupil as an Indicator of Visual Potential

2001

  • Thomas J. Carlow, MD  [photo] - Oculomotor Ophthalmoplegic Migraine: Is it Really Migraine?

William F. Hoyt Lectureship Guidelines

  • The Hoyt Lecture is to be presented once in each calendar year at the AAO Annual meeting.
  • The Hoyt lecture can be passed over in any year should the Committee or the Board of NANOS be unable to find a suitable or eligible candidate for that year.
  • The Awardee must consent to present the Lecture. If both the first choice and the runner-up decline, the lecture may be passed over for that year.
  • The Awardee should be an active or senior or emeritus member of NANOS, should be physically and mentally able to present the lecture, and should be known to be a good speaker.
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