Board of Directors

Gregory K. Harmon, MD

Chairman of the Board of DirectorsNew York, New York

Chairman of The Glaucoma Foundation since 1999, and a Board Member since 1993,   Dr. Harmon is in private practice in Manhattan, specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery. His voluntary faculty positions include Clinical Associate Professorof Ophthalmology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University/New York Presbyterian Hospital and Associate Adjunct Surgeon at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In addition, ...
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Robert Ritch, MD

Founder, Medical Director & Scientific Advisory Board Co-ChairmanNew York, New York

Dr. Robert Ritch holds the Shelley and Steven Einhorn Distinguished Chair and is Surgeon Director Emeritus and Chief of Glaucoma Services at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York City. He has devoted his career to broadening our understanding of the underlying etiologies and mechanisms of glaucoma and innovation in its medical, laser, and surgical ...
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Salvatore P. Ciampo

Bethpage, New York

Salvatore P. Ciampo is Vice President of Facilities Management at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in the Bronx, New York. He has been in the higher education facilities and construction field for over 30 years. Before coming to Einstein, he was Vice President of Health Care and Education for a real estate and construction consulting firm, ...
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David Fellows

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Mr. Fellows' career has spanned over 30 years in varying facets of the pharmaceutical industry. He was previously Vice President of Johnson & Johnson’s Vision Care Franchise where he led the global marketing, new product, and licensing activities across the business. Prior to that he was employed for 25 years at Allergan, Inc., where he served primarily in the sales ...
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Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO

Dr. Murray Fingeret, a graduate of the New England College of Optometry, completed a residency at the Joseph C. Wilson Health Center in Rochester, New YorkHewlett, New York

Dr. Murray Fingeret, a graduate of the New England College of Optometry, completed a residency at the Joseph C. Wilson Health Center in Rochester, New York. Dr. Fingeret is Chief of the Optometry Section, Brooklyn/St. Albans Campus, Department of Veterans Administration New York Harbor Health Care System. Dr. Fingeret is a Clinical Professor at the State University of New York, ...
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Barry S. Friedberg

President and CEO of FriedbergMilstein, LLC, an independent investment management firm.New York, New York

Mr. Friedberg is President and CEO of FriedbergMilstein, LLC, an independent investment management firm. Prior to that, he was an Executive Vice President of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and a member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee. He was responsible for management of the Investment Banking Group from January, 1985 until May, 1993. Mr. Friedberg sits on the Board of ...
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Paul L. Kaufman, MD

Ernst H. Bárány Professor of Ocular Pharmacology and Chair-Emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadison, Wisconsin

Dr. Kaufman is the Ernst H. Bárány Professor of Ocular Pharmacology and Chair-Emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a physician-scientist, specializing in glaucoma and studying the mechanisms of aqueous humor formation and drainage, the regulation of intraocular pressure, and the age-related ...
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Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD

Shirlee and Bernard Brown Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Glaucoma Service
Harkness Eye Institute
New York, New York

Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1983, completed his ophthalmology residency at the State University of New York/Downstate Medical Center in 1987 and his glaucoma fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Liebmann is presently the Shirlee and Bernard Brown Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical ...
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Kumar Mahadeva

Wijeyaraj (Kumar) Mahadeva , founder of Cognizant Technology Solutions in 1994, and Chairman and CEO until 2004, was the driving force behind one of the fastest-growing technology services companies in the world.Miami Beach, Florida

Wijeyaraj (Kumar) Mahadeva , founder of Cognizant Technology Solutions in 1994, and Chairman and CEO until 2004, was the driving force behind one of the fastest-growing technology services companies in the world. Following Cognizant, Kumar founded Kubera Partners, a publicly traded private equity fund investing in businesses that operate in the US-India corridor and is a managing partner with the ...
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Kenneth Mortenson

Retired in 2000 from Oppenheimer Capital, where he was a Managing Director. New York, New York

Kenneth Mortenson retired in 2000 from Oppenheimer Capital, where he was a Managing Director. A graduate of Carleton College with an MBA from the University of Michigan, Mr. Mortenson began his career at Comerica Bank in Detroit, where he worked for 12 years before moving to New York and joining Oppenheimer Capital in 1981. In addition to parents with glaucoma, ...
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Louis Pasquale, MD, FARVO

Scientific Advisory Board Co-ChairmanSite Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Mt. Sinai Hospital
Vice Chair, Translational Ophthalmology Research Mt. Sinai Healthcare System
New York, New York

Louis R. Pasquale, MD is Professor of Ophthalmology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is Site Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Mt. Sinai Hospital and Vice Chair of Translational Ophthalmology Research for the Mount Sinai Healthcare System. Dr. Pasquale is a member of the PLOS One, Journal of Glaucoma, Ophthalmology Glaucoma, Asia-Pacific Journal of ...
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Baldo Scassellati Sforzolini, MD, PhD, MBA

Allergan, IncSenior Vice President, Drug Development Operations and Global Evidence & ValueMadison, NJ

Baldo Scassellati Sforzolini joined Allergan as Senior Vice President of Global Clinical Development in 2015 and is currently Senior Vice President of Drug Development Operations and Global Evidence and Value Development. Prior to Allergan he was Head of Global Development at Bausch + Lomb and Vice President Ophthalmology Development at Novartis, and held positions of increased responsibilities at Pfizer and ...
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Sheldon M. Siegel

Former Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Oppenheimer Capital.Boca Raton, Florida

Mr. Siegel is the former Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Oppenheimer Capital. He joined Oppenheimer Capital in 1980 after spending twelve years as Assistant Controller of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. Mr. Siegel started his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1964. He is a graduate of Hofstra University and is a Certified Public Accountant. ...
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Mary Jane Voelker

A graduate of Golden Gate University in hotel, restaurant and tourism management, Ms. Voelker specialized in meeting and convention management. Pueblo, Colorado

A graduate of Golden Gate University in hotel, restaurant and tourism management, Ms. Voelker specialized in meeting and convention management. For several seasons, she worked in professional summer stock theater on stage, off stage and in business management for the theater company. Ms. Voelker has established numerous trusts that help fund worthy causes. She also belongs to Beta Sigma Phi ...
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Irving Wolbrom

Irving Wolbrom has devoted most of his career working in various fields of technology, focusing on engineering and research in chemistry and polymers.New York, New York

Irving Wolbrom has devoted most of his career working in various fields of technology, focusing on engineering and research in chemistry and polymers. After completing his degree at New York University, and graduate work at Stevens Institute, he began working for the Technicolor Corporation. In 1966 he started what became Interflo Technologies, a company that pioneered the development and manufacture ...
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