Presentations


Presentations:

Sheffield VM, "Severe Ocular Consequences of Drought and Famine and Emergency Measures to Avert Large-Scale Blindness", American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association of Certified Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 1986

Sheffield VM, Barrows JM, "International Eye Foundation Child Survival and Vitamin A Projects Report", XIV Meeting, International Vitamin A Consultative Group, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1991

Heldt JP, Sheffield VM, Schwab L, Barrows JM, "Management Concepts and Issues for the Prevention of Nutritional Blindness through Efficient/Effective Planning and Evaluation of Community-based Vitamin A Programs in Developing Nations", XIV Meeting, International Vitamin A Consultative Group, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1991

Sheffield VM, Kushev K, Cholakova T, Vitale S, Vassileva P, Gieser S, Katz J, West S, "Risk Factors for Blindness and Visual Impairment in Western Bulgaria:  The Sofia Eye Survey", International Eye Foundation/Bethesda, Center for Sight/Sofia, Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology/Johns Hopkins/Baltimore, ARVO, 1993

Sheffield, VM, "Eye Banking and NGOs", remarks at the opening ceremony, 2nd International Conference on Cornea, Eye Banking and External Diseases – Joint Meeting with the International Federation of Eye Banks, Prague, 1996

Sheffield, VM, "The Role of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel in Different Eye Care Settings", IV International Congress of the Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology, Amman, 1997

Sheffield, VM, "Global Strategy for the Control of Avoidable Blindness", Pangilinan Lecturer, Eighteenth Annual Clinical Ophthalmology Conference, West Virginia University, 1997

Sheffield, VM, "OMP Targets by the Year 2020", International Models of Training Ophthalmic Medical Personnel, XXVIIth International Congress of Ophthalmology, Amsterdam, 1998

Sheffield V, Barrows J, “The Role of the INGDO in Expanding Service Delivery and Financial Self-Sufficiency”, VI General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Beijing 1999

Sheffield V, Course Leader: “Training of Mid-Level Health Workers”, IAPB/ISGEO Sessions, 29th Congress, International Council of Ophthalmology, Sydney 2002

Sheffield V, Topic 2: Advocacy, RD Thulasiraj, Course Leader: “How to effectively manage a VISION 2020 programme”, VII General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Dubai 2004

Rahmathullah R, Barrows J, Chirambo M, Yee M, El-Maghraby A, Thulasiraj RD, Green D, Sheffield V, “Redesign of eye care services using business practices and income generation options to support eye care services for the poor: Review of progress and constraints in 3 countries”, VII General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Dubai 2004

Sheffield VM, Barrows JM, Rahmathullah R, “The Social Enterprise Model as an Alternative to Private vs. Public Ophthalmology Practice”, 5th Congress, South-East European Congress of Ophthalmology, Sofia 2005

Sheffield V, “Leading Change – Making Choices: Raising the Standard of Quality Eye Care in Developing Countries”, NPO Forum, 30th Congress, International Council of Ophthalmology, Sao Paolo, 2006

Sheffield VM, Barrows JM, Rahmathullah R, “The Social Enterprise Model as an Alternative to Private vs. Public Ophthalmology Practice”, poster, 30th Congress, International Council of Ophthalmology, Sao Paolo, 2006

Sheffield VM, Barrows JM, Rahmathullah R, “Increasing Cataract Surgical Volume and Quality for Paying and Subsidized Patients in a Latin American Private Practice Setting and an African Government Setting”, poster, 30th Congress, International Council of Ophthalmology, Sao Paolo, 2006

Rahmathullah R, Barrows J, Shields W, Sheffield V, “Optical Services as a Critical Component of Eye Care and Sustainability”, Inaugural World Congress on Refraction Error and Service Development, International Centre for Eyecare Education, Durban 2007

Sheffield V, "State of Ophthalmology in Underdeveloped Countries", Vision2020 Symposium (Chair), Council Meeting, Society of European Ophthalmologists (SOE) and 5thCongress, SouthEasternEuropeanOphthalmologySociety, Dubrovnik, 2008

Sheffield V, Course leader: “Critical components for financial sustainability”, VIII General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Buenos Aires 2008

Rahmathullah R, Barrows J, Sheffield V:  “Determining the balance of private, subsidized, and poor patients to achieve equity and financial sustainability”, VIII General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Buenos Aires 2008

Santangelo M, Gilbert S, Lewallen S, Sheffield VM, Thulasiraj RD, Yee M: Course “Strengthening Eye Care Infrastructure in Developing Countries”, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco 2009

Barrows J, Sheffield V, Rahmathullah R: “How NGOs Participate in Developing Ophthalmic Markets”, Symposium – Prevention of Blindness NGO/Private Sector Partnerships: Win/Win or Conflicting Agendas? World Congress of Ophthalmology 2010, Berlin 2010

Santangelo M, Gilbert S, Lewallen S, Sheffield VM, Yee M: Course “Strengthening Eye Care Infrastructure in Developing Countries”, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago 2010

Jabbour NM, Schwab L, Barrows JM, El-Maghraby A, Fahed CD: Course “International Post Residency Ophthalmology Fellowship Program”, V Sheffield is co-author with J Barrows and R Rahmathullah on J Barrows’ presentation “Enabling Sub-specialty Eye Care The Support System”, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago 2010

Sheffield VM, “Volunteering: The NGO Perspective”, panelist on Going Global: Considerations for Effective Volunteering, American Academy of Ophthalmology Mid-Year Forum, Washington, DC 2011

Sheffield VM and panel: Philanthropy’s Role in the Development of Global Eye Care, Alcon Meeting, during American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando 2011

Santangelo M, Gilbert S, Thulasiraj RD, Sheffield VM, Yee M: Course “Strengthening Eye Care Infrastructure in Developing Countries”, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando 2011

Rahmathullah R, Barrows J, Sheffield V:  “Creative solutions to developing capacity for growth in remote areas:  3 case studies from northern India”, World Ophthalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi 2012

Rahmathullah R, VEGA Ponce JA, GONZALES Tasayco CJ, LAZO Legua AD, Yee JF, Ruppenthal M, Barrows JM, Sheffield VM: “From pilot to partnership: a bottom up approach to influence national strategies for eye care development in Peru”, World Ophthalmology Congress, Abu Dhabi 2012

Sheffield V, “Responding to Local Needs: The Evolution of a Volunteer Organization”, Christian Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Savannah, GA 2012

Sheffield V, Rahmathullah R, Barrows J, Yee M, Yee JF, Kwaw-Quaidoo P, “Case Studies in Sustainability: Guatemala, Ghana, and India”, Christian Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Savannah, GA 2012

Sheffield V, “The Role of the US Ophthalmologist in Building Capacity”, Christian Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Savannah, GA 2012

Sheffield VM: organizer/moderator, Course “Financing eye care institutions in poor countries”, IX General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Hyderabad 2012

Rahmathullah R, VEGA Ponce JA, GONZALES Tasayco CJ, LAZO Legua AD, Ruppenthal M, Barrows JM, Sheffield VM: “A Bottom-Up Approach to Influencing National Strategies for Eye Care in Peru”, IX General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Hyderabad 2012

Rahmathullah R, Sharma SK, Bhaduria M, Tiwary MK, Poddar A, Barrows JM, Sheffield VM: “Satisfying demand for high technology cataract surgery by poor patients without going broke”, poster, IX General Assembly, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Hyderabad 2012