Kellogg Awards and Honors

Learn more about Kellogg’s award-winning faculty and trainees. We’ll keep you updated on awards, grants and other honors they have won.


Dr. Rajesh Rao Steven F. Abcouwer, Ph.D.
  • ARVO Commercial Relations Committee (CRC)
  • Grant Reviewer, Fight for Sight, United Kingdom
  • Late Breaking Abstract Reviewer, American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting
Dr. Rajesh Rao Kari Branham, M.S., C.G.C.
  • Ad Hoc Grant Reviewer, Foundation Fighting Blindness
Dr. Rajesh Rao Wayne T. Cornblath, M.D.
  • Prechter Lecture, Wayne State University Department of Ophthalmology
Dr. Rajesh Rao Sherry H. Day, O.D., FAAO
  • Board member, Academic Medical Center Optometrists of the American Academy of
Dr. Rajesh Rao Victor M. Elner, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Dr. Rajesh Rao Abigail Fahim, M.D., Ph.D.
  • The Role of NADPH Oxidase in RDH12-Associated Retinal Degeneration, VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation
Dr. Rajesh Rao Patrice E. Fort, Ph.D., M.S.
  • Reviewer, Fight for Sight
Dr. Rajesh Rao Christopher Gappy, M.D.
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Dr. Rajesh Rao Peter F. Hitchcock, Ph.D.
  • Neuronal Development, Injury and Repair in Retina; National Eye Institute
Dr. Rajesh Rao Mark W. Johnson, M.D.
  • Credentials Committee, Macula Society
Dr. Rajesh Rao Alon Kahana, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Alfred Taubman Scholar
Dr. Rajesh Rao Paul P. Lee, M.D., J.D.
  • Advisory Committee, JAMA Ophthalmology
  • Board of Trustees, Society of Heed Fellows RPB Unrestricted Grant 2017, Research to Prevent Blindness
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Dr. Rajesh Rao David C. Musch, Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • Data Safety Monitoring of Committee (DSMC), National Eye Institute
Dr. Rajesh Rao Paula Anne Newman-Casey, M.D., M.S.
  • Invention Report File # 7335, A Web-Based Personalized Behavior Change Program for Glaucoma Patients
Dr. Rajesh Rao Rajesh Rao, MD
  • Early Career Reviewer,  Biology of the Visual System (BVS) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Elected Member, The Retina Society
  • Grant Reviewer for Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development, Clinical Science Research & Development Service (VA Merit and Career Development Award Review)

    Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award; National Institutes of Health,
    “Epigenetic Control of Retinal Development”
  • Scientific Review Committee, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Medical Research Fellows Program
  • Young Investigator Grant; The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. (EMZ Foundation),
    “Epigenetic dissection of hereditary macular degeneration: a stem cell approach”
  • Young Physician-Scientist Award 2017; American Society for Clinical Investigation
Dr. Rajesh Rao Manjool Shah, M.D.
  • Incidence of Missed Angle Closure Diagnoses in Patients with Acute Angle Closure; American Glaucoma Society
Dr. Rajesh Rao

Roni Shtein, M.D., M.S.

  • A Phase 3, Multi-Center, Double-Masked, Vehicle-Controlled, Randomized, Parallel-Group Study to Assess Loteprednol Etabonate Ophthalmic Gel, 0.38% (BID and TID) versus Vehicle Gel for the Treatment of Ocular Inflammation and Pain Following Cataract Surgery; Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
Dr. Rajesh Rao Terry J. Smith, M.D.
  • River Vision Pilot Study; River Vision
Dr. Rajesh Rao Joshua D. Stein, M.D., M.S.
  • Assessment of the Relation Between Medications for Erectile Dysfunction and Risk of Developing Open-Angle Glaucoma; Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Do Patients with Vision Loss Use More Healthcare Services and Incur Higher Overall Healthcare Costs? The Role of Vision Diagnosis and Visual Function; Lighthouse Guild
  • University of Michigan Collaboration: Joshua Stein and Suzann Pershing; Stanford University
Dr. Rajesh Rao Alan Sugar, M.D.
  • Grant Reviewer, National Medical Research Council of Singapore; California Institute
    for Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Rajesh Rao Merina Thomas, MD
  • Computer-Adaptive Contrast Sensitivity Testing in Macula-off Retinal Detachment, Central Serous Retinopathy, and Plaquenil Toxicity; VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation
Dr. Rajesh Rao Debra A. Thompson, Ph.D.
  • FY17 Macular Degeneration Research Scientific Review Committee; BrightFocus
Dr. Rajesh Rao Joshua Vrabec, M.D.
  • Partner Committee, Combat Blindness International
Dr. Rajesh Rao Kwoon Y. Wong, Ph.D.
  • Grant Reviewer, Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research)
  Sara Weidmayer, OD, FAAO
  • Promotion, Senior Grade Optometrist, Veterans Affairs System
Dr. Rajesh Rao Sarah D. Wood, O.D., M.S., FAAO
  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for Treatment of Dry Eye Disease; Eversight Michigan
Dr. Rajesh Rao Maria A. Woodward, M.D., M.S.
  • Associate Editor, BMC Ophthalmology
  • Editorial Board, BMC (BioMed Central) Ophthalmology


Last Modified: Monday, 22-May-2017 10:59:17 EDT