New Professorships: Honoring Donors and Faculty

Three outstanding UCSF vision scientists have been awarded named professorships, honoring them for their accomplishments. All are leaders at the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology. Endowments of $1 million or more can be designated for professorships to honor faculty members and provide reliable funding for research, patient care, teaching, and community service.

Thomas Lietman, MD – Ruth Lee and Phillips Thygeson Distinguished Professorship

Nisha Acharya, MD, MS – Elizabeth C. Proctor Distinguished Professorship

Jeremy Keenan, MD, MPH – Bruce Ostler Endowed Chair in Ocular Epidemiology