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Established in 2007, the Daniel M. Jacobson Memorial Lecture honors a man who accomplished a rare trifecta of scholarship: 1) the selection of topics of clinical importance; 2) the use of impeccable research methods; and 3) the production of superbly written publications. The Jacobson Lecture honors the memory and legacy of our colleague Daniel M. Jacobson, M.D. (1956-2003). Dan was an outstanding teacher and brilliant clinician with an inquiring mind. During his lifetime, he published over 70 papers, many as the sole author. His astute clinical observations greatly influenced the practice of neuro-ophthalmology. He was a true colleague and friend, respected for his integrity and humility. The Jacobson lecture is a tribute to these qualities.
Award: Lecture presented at the NANOS meeting on the topic of lecturer’s choice, plaque, honorarium
Publication: Option to publish lecture content in the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology (submit by June for publication in the September issue)
The Jacobson Lecture Selection subcommittee makes a recommendation to the NANOS Executive Board for approval by January of calendar year preceding the lecture.
Grant T. Liu, MD - Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome: A Journey
Fiona Costello, MD - The Power of Connection
Steven Galetta, MD - Optic Neuritis: Past, Present and Future
Nancy J. Newman, MD - Leber hereditary optic neuropathy: from bedside to bench to bedside
Jonathan C. Horton, MD, PhD - Vascular supply of the occipital lobe explains why certain patterns of visual field loss from embolic stroke are common and others are prohibited
Randy Kardon, MD, PhD - Going with the Flow
Neil Miller, MD - Optic Nerve Gliomas: Where have we been, Where are we now, and where are we going?
Thomas Slamovits, MD - Neuroendocrine Tumors In Neuro-Opthalmology
Leonard Levin, MD, PhD - Seeking Sense in Cecocentral Scotomas: Three Questions and Four Answers
H. Stanley Thompson, MD - Neuro-Ophthalmology at Iowa
Jonathan Trobe, MD, PhD - The Lasting Scientific Contributions of Dr. Daniel Jacobson
Kathleen Digre, MD - Neuro-Ophthalmologic Disorders in Pregnancy
Deborah Friedman, MD, MPH - IIH with Dan, and Beyond
Robert Daroff, MD - Reflections and Advice from an Aging Academic
James J. Corbett, MD - Familial Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
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