Associate Professor in Vision Science, Optometry Course Director, Deakin University

I am a practicing optometrist, active researcher and the Course Director of the Deakin Optometry program. I have enjoyed a diverse academic career due to the fact that my PhD studies allowed me to study a number of quite different topics including the electrophysiological function of the eye, the role of maternal diet and the controllers of fetal development.
I am regularly faced with trying to encourage my patients to take good care of their eyes in an environment where online shopping may result in them failing to understand the importance of taking care of eye health.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Vision Science, Optometry Course Director, Deakin University

Education

  • 2014 
    Australian College of Optometry, CertOcTher
  • 2014 
    American Academy of Optometry, FAAO
  • 2002 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 1999 
    University of Melbourne, MOptom
  • 1996 
    University of Melbourne, BOptom