Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
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 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating Committee
Jeffrey S. Heier, M.D. 
Biography PhotoJeffrey S. Heier, M.D.

Jeffrey S. Heier, M.D. has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2015. Dr. Heier currently serves as the Director of the Vitreoretinal Service and Retina Research at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB), one of the largest and most prestigious multi-specialty ophthalmology practices in the United States. Dr. Heier is the Co-Director of the Vitreoretinal Fellowship at OCB/Tufts Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Heier is on the Executive Board of the Retina Society, the Bo... 

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Richard Lindstrom, M.D. 
Biography PhotoRichard Lindstrom, M.D.

Richard Lindstrom, M.D., has served on the Board of Directors since 2012. Dr. Lindstrom is a founder, Director and Attending Surgeon at Minnesota Eye Consultants, P.A., a provider of eye care services. A Board-certified ophthalmologist and internationally recognized leader in corneal, cataract, refractive and laser surgery, Dr. Lindstrom has developed a number of solutions, intraocular lenses and instruments that are used in clinical practices globally. He is Adjunct Clinical Professor Emeritu... 
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W. James O’Shea 
Biography PhotoW. James O’Shea

W. James O’Shea has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2015. For nearly a decade, Mr. O'Shea held leadership positions at Sepracor, Inc. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for building the organization's commercial infrastructure and led the successful launch and commercialization of Xopenex® and Lunesta®. He also served as Vice Chairman. Prior to Sepracor, Mr. O'Shea was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Medical Affairs for ... 

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Bruce Peacock Financial Expert
Biography PhotoBruce Peacock

Bruce Peacock has been on the Board of Directors since 2014. He currently serves as a Venture Partner at SV Life Sciences and was previously Chief Financial Officer and Business Officer of Ophthotech Corporation, an ophthalmology-focused biopharmaceutical company. During his career, he has held numerous senior leadership roles, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alba Therapeutics, of Adolor Corporation and of Orthovita, Inc. Previously, he held positions at Cephalon, Inc., inc... 
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Charles Warden 
Biography PhotoCharles Warden

Charles Warden has been on the Board of Directors since 2008. He is Managing Director at Versant Ventures, a leading venture capital firm specializing in biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. Previously, Mr. Warden was General Partner at Schroder Ventures Life Sciences, now part of SV Life Sciences. Prior to this, he worked with Boston Capital Ventures and with Monitor Company, a strategy consulting firm. Mr. Warden serves on a number of boards of privately held life sciences compa... 
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