Dr. Vijitha Vempuluru, winner of the first Victoria Cohen Scholarship, now works at the LV Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India.
Here she provides an update on her work in ocular oncology since completing her fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA.
Applications for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship came from countries including Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Israel, Mali, Nepal, Taiwan, Tanzania, and Turkey.
The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust has created a useful calendar of relevant events which we hope will help you to plan your year and your diary.
The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust was delighted to be selected as the charity partner for the COVER Excellence Awards 2023 held in London on 3rd November.
We support aspiring ocular oncologists with the cost of their fellowship by awarding the Victoria Cohen Scholarship on an annual basis. The scholarship is currently worth $30,000, or equivalent.
Dr. Vijitha Vempuluru, winner of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2022, will shortly return to Hyderabad, India, after completing her fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA. Here she provides a review of her year learning from and working with Dr. Carol Shields:
Dr. Miriam-Benigna Chika Amobi has been selected as the winner of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2023.
Eye cancer is a global disease. Ambassadors for the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust help to raise awareness of ocular melanoma and retinoblastoma and the need for more ocular oncologists.
Three aspiring ocular oncologists have been shortlisted for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship. Interviews will take place in June and the winner will be announced shortly after.
Twenty applications have been received from aspiring ocular oncologists from all over the world for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship.