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The Fiat Lux Foundation is run entirely by volunteers. Since there is no paid staff, we keep our administrative costs to a minimum. Nearly all donated funds go directly to supporting our educational and medical delivery efforts.
Thomas Tayeri, M.D.
Dr. Tayeri graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) medical school in 1990. After completing his ophthalmology training at Stanford, he received subspecialty training in glaucoma at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Tayeri is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmologists, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Glaucoma Society, and past president of the Peninsula Eye Society. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honors society. Dr. Tayeri has been active in physician education, and has an appointment as Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford.
David F Chang, M.D.
David F. Chang, M.D. is widely recognized as one of the top cataract surgeons in the world. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard College and earned his Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California, San Francisco, where he was promoted to Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in 1999. He has taught cataract surgery to ophthalmology residents in training for more than 25 years. Dr. Chang is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Chinese University in Hong Kong, one of the leading ophthalmology academic centers in Asia. As one of the most prominent international experts, Dr. Chang regularly lectures on cataract techniques and the newest lens implants to other surgeons in the U.S. and abroad, and has received numerous prestigious national and international awards.
Jeff Rothschild is Vice President of Technology at Facebook, where he focuses on scalability and performance. Prior to Facebook, Mr. Rothschild focused on storage management and internet services as an investor and entrepreneur. He previously co-founded Veritas Software, where he was responsible for product strategy and architecture. Mr. Rothschild also co-founded Mpath Interactive/Hearme, the internet multiplayer games and voice chat service, where he served as Vice President of Engineering. He is also a consulting partner with Accel Partners and during his tenure has worked with Walmart.com, Rhapsody Networks and Mendocino Software. Mr. Rothschild holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and master's degree in computer science from Vanderbilt University