Family Legacy of Fighting Blinding Eye Disease Continues
TAMPA, Fla. (July 2, 2020) – Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, a Tampa-based nonprofit leading the worldwide fight against blinding eye disease, has welcomed Peter Diniaco to its board of directors. Diniaco is the national Executive Director of Aetna Student Health and is serving a two-year appointment to the board.
Jason Woody, CEO of Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, says, “Peter Diniaco is a wonderful addition to our board. His decades of experience and industry expertise will be invaluable in continuing the legacy of Lions Eye Institute.”
Diniaco will use his extensive experience working with both corporate and public sector groups to advance Lions Eye Institute’s work helping the 45 million people across the world living with curable blindness.
“My father was a Lion and it gives me a great deal of pride to continue his legacy of helping the blind and visually impaired,” said Diniaco. “I look forward to helping Lions Eye Institute continue its life changing work.”
About the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research (LEITR)
Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research is a nonprofit organization that is a global resource for providing the gift of sight through research, charitable projects, distribution, and tissue recovery services. Its mission is to set new standards for ocular endeavors that will improve visual outcomes and quality of life for those who are blind or visually impaired. LEITR’s Eye Bank, located in Tampa, Fla., is one of the largest combined eye bank and ocular research centers in the world. Since its inception 45 years ago, LEITR has brought the “Gift of Sight” to more than 130,000 men, women and children worldwide. For more information visit www.LionsEyeInstitute.org.