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Research Interests

Anterior segment changes in systemic disease, dry eye, refractive cataract surgery, laser vision correction.


2011- Reader, Health & Life Sciences, Aston University

2010 – 2011 Senior Lecturer in Optometry. Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester

2002 – 2009  Lecturer in Optometry, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester

(Probationary period 2002 - 2005)

1999 – 2002 Manager, The UMIST Vision Centre, the public access optometry clinic, Department of Optometry & Neuroscience, UMIST.

1997 - 1998 Research Optometrist, Eurolens Research, Department of Optometry & Neuroscience, UMIST

1996 - 1998 Specialist Optometrist, Department of Optometry, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. Provision of optometric services including complex contact lens fitting, cataract, low vision and paediatric services

1994 - 1998 Teaching Assistant / Postgraduate Student and Occasional Lecturer, Dept of Optometry & Neuroscience, UMIST

1993 - 1994 Clinical Tutor, Department of Optometry, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

1987 - 1993 Visiting Lecturer/Clinical Tutor, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow Scotland, UK

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member College of Optometrists

Member Association of Optometrists

Member European Society of Cataract Refractive Surgeons

Fellow American Academy of Optometry

Fellow British Contact Lens Association

Member of the International Society for Contact Lens Research

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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