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Centre Director Awarded UNSW Leadership Prize

Dec 7, 2015

Michael Kalloniatis awarded prize for Excellence in senior leadership at UNSW staff awards

Director of the Centre for Eye Health, Professor Michael Kalloniatis has been honoured at this year’s 9th annual UNSW staff excellence awards by receiving the award in Excellence in Senior Leadership.
Michael was amongst 12 nominees for the awards and has received the award due to his actions as director of the Centre for Eye Health.

Specifically, Michael was praised for implementing radical and innovative changes to not only maintain the Centre’s existence but allow for its expansion beyond that ever conceived by its original designers, transforming it into an exceptional example of UNSW’s commitment to the community and the optometry profession.

The nomination was a combined effort between staff at the Centre for Eye Health, School of Optometry and Vision Science, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and Optometry Australia. Michael received the award from Vice chancellor Prof Ian Jacobs.