Sophia graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) and Bachelor of Science. She was the recipient of the BOC’s Head of School’s Prize and Ophthalmic Instruments Prize in 2015. She worked in a corporate optometric practice in Sydney prior to joining the CFEH staff. Her interests lie in assessing and managing posterior ocular disease.
Janelle graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)/Bachelor of Science degree from UNSW Australia. She was the recipient of the University Medal and several other academic awards throughout her university career. Prior to joining CFEH, she worked in a full-scope private practice in Sydney, where she developed her interest in managing posterior ocular disease.
Henrietta graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2016 with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) and Bachelor of Science. During her time at university, she undertook a summer vacation scholarship with the Retinal Networks Laboratory. She was the recipient of the Neville Fulthorpe Prize for Stage 5 Clinical Optometry and The Stage 5 Research Project Prize in 2016. She is currently also a clinical demonstrator for second year undergraduate students at the School of Optometry and Vision Science. Henrietta is involved in both the clinical and research aspects of CFEH.
Jessie was awarded Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) and Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics by the University of New South Wales. Her work experience includes clinical practice and teaching in various locations across NSW and Victoria. Jessie spent 12 months in Vietnam volunteering as a university lecturer at a new optometry school.
Upon returning to Sydney, she re-joined CFEH and is also undertaking her PhD in glaucoma management.
Gonzalo received his Bachelor of Optometry and Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics
from the UNSW. He has worked primarily in full scope private practice since 1992. He has particular interests in glaucoma, diabetic eye disease and contact lenses. His interest also extends to public health with specific concern for improving accessibility of the latest diagnostic ocular imaging and treatment services to the general community.
Pauline graduated from the Bachelor of Optometry degree at UNSW Australia with first class honours. She subsequently completed her graduate certificate of ocular therapeutics and Master of Optometry from UNSW. Following graduation Pauline practiced full-scope optometry in both rural and urban practices and spent 5 years in the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Sydney as research optometrist. Apart from working in CFEH, Pauline continues to work in private practices in Sydney and supervises optometry students in the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW.
Jack is currently a staff optometrist at Centre For Eye Health and is undertaking PhD studies in glaucoma and visual fields. He graduated from UNSW in 2011 and spent 3 years working in an independent private practice with a strong focus on ocular diseases. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and completed a Masters in Public Health in 2014. He is also involved in undergraduate teaching at UNSW in the areas of ocular diseases, clinical optometry and ocular therapeutics.
Lindsay graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry / Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New South Wales. She has worked as an optometrists at private practices in Sydney including assisting Ophthalmologists in their work ups, Performing pre-assessment and recovery for patients before and after surgery.
Yoshi graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry degree and Graduate Certificate for Ocular Therapeutics from the University of New South Wales. He has worked as an optometrist at a private practice in rural NSW/Victoria for two years, with an emphasis on ocular disease management as is typical for a rural practice. Upon returning to Sydney, he worked for another private practice before joining the Centre in 2012.
Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Optometry, Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics and Master of Optometry from UNSW. Prior to joining CFEH in 2012, she worked in a variety of clinical settings including rural and ophthalmology practice.
Working at CFEH has allowed development of a special interest in glaucoma and research skills. She assists in running the glaucoma management clinic and has authored papers published in Optometry and Vision Science.