Rajiv R. Mohan, MSc, PhD, FARVO, the Ruth M. Kraeuchi Missouri Endowed Chair Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and a professor of ophthalmology and molecular medicine, was recently elected to a three-year term on the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting Program Committee. ARVO is the world’s largest international eye research organization. Mohan was elected from among six candidates with 12,000 organization members from 80 countries casting votes.
Mohan followed up that honor by also being selected to serve as associate editor on the editorial board for the ARVO journal, Translational Vision Science & Technology. His term as associate editor became effective May 14. Associate editors are involved in the peer review process for the publication. They also serve as the editor for manuscripts in their area of expertise. Associate editors are responsible for evaluating recommendations, providing decisions to the editor-in-chief, and instructing authors if revisions are necessary.