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  • March is National Eye Donor Month We’ve been providing transplantable corneal tissue to the state of Alabama for 46 years. As we look back and let the reality of just how many thousands and thousands of ...
  • Dr. Robert M. Brissie, M.D. The Alabama Eye Bank Board of Trustees and staff are greatly saddened by the passing of long-time board member, Robert M. Brissie, M.D., on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Dr. Brissie joined ...
  • 2013 AEB Summer Newsletter We were able to provide sight to 135 people during the month of June. Not only were we able to help those in our home state of Alabama, but also ...
  • Alabama Eye Bank Board of Trustees Elected 3 New Members For 2014-2016 “We’re so pleased to have this elite team directing our board for the next two years. They bring a wealth of knowledge and business experience to the table,” Doyce ...
  • Recipient Letter – Ms. Carol We love it when we receive letters from our recipient families expressing their heartfelt gratitude to the donor families for their gift of sight. We received this letter from Ms. ...
  • Melissa (Lowery) Vargas and family visit the Alabama Eye Bank Back in 1984, the Alabama Eye Bank had the pleasure of meeting the wonderful Lowery family. Melissa who was 5 at the time contracted a form of herpes on her ...
  • Alabama Eye Bank Distinguished Lectureship Partners with UAB School of Medicine The Alabama Eye Bank has been honored to sponsor the Alabama Eye Bank Distinguished Lectureship in Cornea and External Disease for six years bringing the most innovative leaders in corneal ...
  • Mrs. Betty Dear friend, I am writing to express my sincere, heartfelt gratitude to you and members of your family for my gift of sight. I know your decision of organ donation was ...
  • Ronald & Cindy Hello, my name is Cindy. I am Ronald’s widow. We were married for 30 years. Ronald was age 56. He loved being outdoors. In his “free time” he was usually ...
  • Randal & Patricia The letter below was written by Patricia on December 23rd, 2012 to the recipient families who received Randal’s tissue. This letter is a little long, but it is MORE than ...
  • AEB Touching the World with Sight The Alabama Eye Bank (AEB) is literally touching the world with sight. Fifty countries and counting, AEB and an organization it established, Global Sight Network (GSN), are working together to not ...
  • Alabama Eye Bank President Appointed to National Study Committee For Immediate Release CONTACT: Joseph Beckham P:  205.313.8322 jwbeckham@alabamaeyebank.org   Alabama Eye Bank (AEB) President and CEO Doyce Williams has been appointed to serve on the Cornea Preservation Time Study (CPTS) Advisory Committee. The committee will examine ...
  • Dr. Priscilla Fowler Joins Global Sight Network Medical Advisory Board For Immediate Release CONTACT: Joseph Beckham  (205) 313-8322 jwbeckham@alabamaeyebank.org   Priscilla Fowler, MD, director of Cornea and External Disease at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, recently accepted membership to ...
  • Eye Donor Month – 2012 http://e2.ma/webview/uajz/974a7e97ad81adf9b6f72c79a1f6ae22
  • Eye Bank Recognizes UAB’s NICU for Exceptional Work UAB Synopsis, Vol. 29, No. 45, December 15, 2010 The Alabama Eye Bank (AEB) recently recognized the UAB Hospital Neurosciences ICU (NICU) for its exceptional work in helping provide the gift ...
  • Alabama Eye Bank Elects New Officers For 2011-2013 The Alabama Eye Bank Board of Trustees recently elected a new slate of officers for 2011-2013. Elected were: George Hackney, chairman; William Counce, PhD, vice-chairman; Robert Field, treasurer; and Andrews Velasquez, ...
  • Alabama Eye Bank to Sponsor Annual Distinguished Lecture The Alabama Eye Bank (AEB), in cooperation with the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), will sponsor a lecture on Corneal and External Disease on ...
  • AEB Honors Judge Martin for Service on Board of Trustees Chilton Co. Probate Judge Robert Martin, a longtime member of the Alabama Eye Bank board of trustees, was honored recently for his service to AEB at the annual meeting of ...
  • Chinese Ophthalmologist, Alabama Eye Bank Team Up to Expand Eye Care in China Wei Chen, a Chinese ophthalmologist, and the Alabama Eye Bank (AEB) are working to develop methods to expand eye care in China, according to Doyce Williams, president and CEO, AEB. Chen, ...

 

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