Stars In Hollywood Award Ceremony
Kristina Narfstrom, professor of veterinary ophthalmology
at the University of Missouri-Columbia Veterinary Medical
Teaching Hospital, will rub elbows with Hollywood stars at
the June 16, 2007 Vision Awards.
The black tie event, held at the Beverly
Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif., will present Dr. Narfstrom
with the Scientific Achievement in Ophthalmology Award for
her research in genetic retinal blinding diseases.
This will be the 34th annual Vision Awards.
Earlier galas have been hosted by Hollywood stars Charlton
Heston, Vin Scully, Mike Meyers, Paula Abdul, and Matt Damon.
This year’s 1,000 person black tie gala will be hosted
by Army Archerd, columnist for Variety magazine.
The program will be broadcasted to millions
of people via KCOP Los Angeles, Fox, PAX Television, Direct
TV, and the DISH Network.
Funds raised during the ceremony
will benefit medical research into blinding retinal diseases.
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