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The Glaucoma Foundation Black & White Ball
 


 

Playwright John Patrick Shanley  
Honored by The Glaucoma Foundation


 

The Glaucoma Foundation presented its annual Kitty Carlisle Hart Award
The Glaucoma Foundation presented its annual Kitty Carlisle Hart Award
to "Doubt" playwright John Patrick Hanley at its annual Black and White
Ball. From left to right: John Patrick Shanley, Rebecca Reid,
Christopher Hart, Dr. Catherine Hart, Dr. Gregory K. Harmon,
the Foundation's chairman.
Photo by:  PhotoBureau, Inc.

 

 

 

            December 2, New York – John Patrick Shanley, award-winning playwright (Doubt), screenwriter (Moonstruck), and screen director (Doubt) tonight received The Glaucoma Foundation’s Kitty Carlisle Hart Award for Merit for Lifetime Achievement at the organization’s 23rd Annual Black & White Ball at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

            The award was created in 1999 in recognition of Ms. Hart’s contributions to the battle against glaucoma and was presented to Mr. Shanley by the late Ms. Hart’s daughter, New York physician Dr. Catherine Hart, and son, Chris Hart.

            Shanley’s prolific career took a hiatus some years ago when he was diagnosed with an advanced case of glaucoma, untreatable with drugs, which required numerous rounds of surgeries in both eyes and cost him some of his sight. “His resolve to persevere through adversity has intensified his voice as an acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, and director, says Scott Christensen, President of The Glaucoma Foundation. “ We applaud his talents and tenacity – traits that embody the spirit of the Kitty Carlisle Hart Award.”

            Also honored at the December 2nd event was physician-scientist Paul L. Kaufman, MD, who received The Foundation’s 2009 Robert Ritch Award for Excellence and Innovation in Glaucoma. The award recognizes the contributions of individuals who have played a significant and unique role in promoting the medicine and science of glaucoma. Dr. Kaufman is the Peter A. Duehr Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in Madison, Wisconsin. The award is named in honor of Dr. Robert Ritch, founder of The Glaucoma Foundation and its Medical Director, who received the inaugural award in 2008.

            Income generated from the Ball supports innovative research primarily in the fields of optic nerve rescue and restoration, the genetics of the disease, and applications of nanotechnology -- three key areas in the pursuit of improved treatments for glaucoma.  Proceeds will also help sustain TGF's efforts to educate the public about the need for routine testing to detect the disease in its earliest stages.  Glaucoma afflicts more than 3 million people in the U.S. and 67 million worldwide.                                                                                                                               


                              
The Glaucoma Foundation

The mission of The Glaucoma Foundation (TGF) is to fund groundbreaking research and to educate the public about the disease and the importance of early detection to prevent blindness. Founded in1984 by Dr. Robert Ritch, TGF is one of the premier not-for-profit organizations dedicated to eradicating blindness from glaucoma
through vital research and education.  

www.glaucomafoundation.org

 


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