Call for Nominations

Roger H Johnson Award 2020

Deadline for Nominations: October 31, 2019

Nominations are now being accepted for the Roger H Johnson Macular Degeneration Award. The late Dr. Johnson endowed this cash award, which is given every other year through the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington. The intent of the award is to stimulate clinical and basic science research related to the pathogenesis or treatment of age related macular degeneration (AMD).

Nominations for the award are open to all clinicians and scientists throughout the world. The successful candidate will be the nominee who is deemed by the selection committee to have made the most significant contribution to our understanding of the pathogenesis or treatment of AMD. The recipient will deliver a lecture on his or her research in June, 2020, in Seattle, WA, USA.

Nominations should include one nomination letter, two supporting letters, and curriculum vitae of the nominee. Please send materials electronically to the Roger H Johnson Award Selection Committee, care of Sara Stanley at with “Roger H Johnson Nomination” in the subject line. The deadline for receipt of nominations is October 31, 2019.

Previous award winners include:

Christine Curcio, PhD (2002);

Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, MD (2004);

Gregory Hageman, PhD (2006);

Francois DeLori, PhD (2008);

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD (2010);

Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD (2012);

Daniel Martin, MD (2014);

Richard Spaide, MD (2016) and

Philip Rosenfeld, MD (2018)

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington welcomes contributions from interested parties who would like to augment this endowment.

Roger H. Johnson
Roger H. Johnson, MD 1914-2007