German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)
President: Berthold Seitz
Treasurer: Thomas Reinhard
Chief Executive: Philip Gass
Administrator: Birgit Mele
Second Vice-President: Klaus-Peter Steuhl
Executive Secretary: Anselm Kampik
First Vice-President: Johann Roider
Recording Secretary: Franz Grehn
Number of Members: 5,632
The DOG is the medical scientific association of ophthalmology in Germany. The DOG unites more than 6.266 physicians and scientists specifying in ophthalmological treatment and research.
One of the main scopes of the DOG is to promote research in ophthalmology:
The DOG supports scientific projects and studies, organizes congresses and publishes scientific journals.
Furthermore the DOG promotes young researchers with scholarships and funding.
Founded in 1857 in Heidelberg, the DOG is the oldest medical scientific association in the world.