2014 José I. Barraquer Lecture and Award:Dr. R. Doyle Stulting

Doyle Stulting MD PhD is director of the Stulting Research Center, Woolfson Eye Institute, professor of ophthalmology emeritus at Emory University and adjunct professor of ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Institute.

Dr. Stulting received his MD degree and PhD in microbiology and immunology from Duke University. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Washington University’s Barnes Hospital and his ophthalmology residency at the University of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Stulting completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at Emory University, where he practiced, taught and performed research from 1982 to 2010.

In 2010, he left Emory University to establish the Stulting Research Center at Woolfson Eye Institute, where he conducts a variety of clinical trials in cataract, refractive surgery, cornea and external disease.

For 10 years, Dr. Stulting was a member of the FDA Ophthalmic Devices Panel and completed a term as chair of the panel in 1998. He is past president of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, has served on the Board of Directors of the Eyebank Association of America, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Eye Bank and is co-medical director of the Georgia Eye Bank. Dr. Stulting recently completed a 10-year term as editor-in-chief of the journal Cornea and is on the Editorial Board of other journals.

Dr. Stulting was awarded the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Senior Honor Award and the FDA’s Citation for Excellence, Commitment, and Outstanding Service in Protecting the Public. He also received the prestigious Paton Award from the Eyebank Association of America.