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Sanford Greenberg Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Sanford Greenberg is chairman of the board of governors of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins, a trustee of Johns Hopkins Medicine and a trustee emeritus of the Johns Hopkins University. Greenberg has diverse business, philanthropic and academic interests. In addition to being on the Wilmer Eye Institute's board of governors, he led the creation in 2012 of the Sanford and Susan Greenberg Prize to End Blindness by 20/20. Greenberg and other major donors to the prize asked the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins to accept $2 million in gold bullion and award it to the person, team or enterprise that does the most to end blindness by the year 2020.
Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, convening leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to respond to the challenges facing—and opportunities available to—the nation and the world. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science, engineering, and technology policy; global security and international affairs; the humanities, arts, and education; and American institutions and the public good.
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Newsletter of the Wilmer Eye Institute. Published twice each year, Sightline presents news about the patient care, research, and teaching missions of the Institute, and the contributions provided by individuals and foundations to support the Institute's programs and activities.