Logo for University of Iowa Health Care This logo represents the University of Iowa Health Care

Carter takes the helm at AAO

Department chair Keith D. Carter, M.D., FACS began his term as the 122nd president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) on January 1. Dr. Carter was elected to the position by the Academy’s community of ophthalmologists in recognition of his scientific leadership, international reputation as a leading academician and teacher, and his deep commitment to advocacy for patients and the profession. In addition to serving as an at-large member of the AAO Board of Trustees, he has held numerous leadership roles within the AAO over his 30 year career.

The AAO is the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons representing a community of 32,000 medical doctors. More information at https://www.aao.org/newsroom/news-releases/detail/keith-d-carter-md-begi...

Keith Carter, MD, AAO president

  • Photo Source: American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Dr. Carter was received as incoming President of the American Academy
  • of Ophthalmology (AAO) during the Academy’s annual meeting.
Monday, January 1, 2018