Alan F. Cruess
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Member, Board of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Member, Board of Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada.
Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Dr. Cruess’ main research interest is in clinical trials of new therapies for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular occlusion. Dr. Cruess has recently been appointed as a principal investigator of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net), a National Eye Institute U.S.-sponsored network to conduct clinical trials in diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Cruess is a member of the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, the Macula Society, the Retina Society, and Club Jules Gonin. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
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