Mannis recognized for contributions to ophthalmology
Mark J. Mannis, director of the UC Davis Eye Center, has been named to the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Wall of Fame.
Mannis is professor and chair of ophthalmology and vision science and a 1975 graduate of the University of Florida medical college. He joins 24 fellow alumni who have been recognized for outstanding contributions since 1991 when the award was established.
Mannis was honored for his leadership and scientific contributions in the field of corneal transplantation as well as for his commitment to ophthalmic education in the United States and throughout the world. He has published more than 125 papers and is the author of five books on topics relating to corneal surgery and disease.
In 2012, UC Davis honored Mannis with a Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award for his contributions to international eye banking.