Helen Mintz-Hittner Recently Recognized by America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Westbury, N.Y. – Dr. Helen Mintz-Hittner of Houston, Texas has recently been included in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of medicine.

About Helen Mintz-Hittner

Dr. Mintz-Hittner was born in Houston, Texas. She received her B.A. in Biology/German from Rice University in 1965 and her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in 1969. Dr.Mintz-Hittner is currently associated with the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston Medical School as Alfred W. Lasher III Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science. She has been recognized with numerous honors and awards including: Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Omega Alpha; Honor Award, 1986, Senior Honor Award, 2005; American Academy of Ophthalmology; Teaching Ophthalmology to Baylor Pediatricians, Baylor College of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, 1976; Outstanding Teacher in Ophthalmology, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston Medical School, Dept. of Ophthalmology, 1999: Who’s Who in America, 2003 and most recently, she was inducted into the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2010. Dr. Mintz-Hittner is affiliated with the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and is a life member of the Society of Heed Fellows. In addition, she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is associated with the New York Academy of Medicine, New York Academy of Science and the Ciba Foundation. She has numerous publications to her credit including 2 leading articles in the New England Journal of Medicine, 1 book and multiple book chapters. She currently resides in Houston, Texas and undertakes research field trips to identify hereditary ophthalmologic genes.

About America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals

America's Registry is a membership organization that gives its members the type of national recognition they strive for. Professional business people may join memberships, societies and organizations to develop business contacts, thus gaining image and credibility for themselves and their organization. As a powerful third party endorsement, America's Registry offers this kind of recognition for individuals on a national basis with the added benefit of instantaneous networking with the other members. Members are encouraged to welcome, network and assist each other whether they are in the same or an entirely different industry or profession. Being in America's Registry can be viewed by the members as a letter of introduction to all the other members.

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