Helen Keller Foundation

Cameron Stovall: from blindness to restored sight, thanks to Vitrectomy and the Helen Keller Foundation. Click to see the video.

Helen Keller Foundation

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Helen Keller Foundation

Helen Keller met with 8 Presidents during her lifetime. She still is considered America's Ambassador to the world. Click to see a video about her life.

Helen Keller Foundation

The Helen Keller Foundation is succeeding in its mission to end preventable blindness. It supports vision research pioneers. Click to see a video about our work.

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2020 Helen Keller Laureate

Sheila West, Ph.D.

Dr. Sheila West is a Professor at the Wilmer Eye Institute and holds the El Maghraby Chair in Preventive Ophthalmology.

Dr. West received her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  She is recognized for her wide-ranging discoveries in public health ophthalmology, notably in……Click Here To Read More

 

2022 Helen Keller Laureate

Mae Gordon, Ph.D.

Dr. Mae Gordon is a Professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Division of Biostatistics at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Gordon received her B.A. degree from Portland State University in 1967 and her Ph.D. in Sociology/Psychology and Psychometrics from the University of Wisconsin…….Click here to read more

 

2022 Helen Keller Laureate

Michael A. Kass, M.D.

Dr. Michael Kass is the Bernard Becker Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kass did undergraduate training at the University of Michigan and received his M.D. degree and M.S. in neurophysiology from Northwestern University…..Click Here To Read More

 

 

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Through procedural developments and cooperative research, we are breaking new ground in saving sight, speech, and hearing.

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We are committed to spreading Helen Keller’s legacy of courage and selflessness to our communities and future generations.