Researcher

Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

About me:

I completed my undergraduate Optometry training at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and worked in private practice for a number of years before embarking on a research career with the Institute for Eye Research. During this time I completed a PhD entitled “The influence of toric soft contact lens design on clinical performance”. I moved overseas to take up a position as Manager of Clinical Studies for CooperVision’s...view more

About me:

I completed my undergraduate Optometry training at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and worked in private practice for a number of years before embarking on a research career with the Institute for Eye Research. During this time I completed a PhD entitled “The influence of toric soft contact lens design on clinical performance”. I moved overseas to take up a position as Manager of Clinical Studies for CooperVision’s Research and Development Center in California, and after several years returned to Australia to continue pursuing my interests in research and teaching as a Research Fellow/Lecturer at the University of New South Wales.

Education:

PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, 2006)

BOptom (Hons) (University of New South Wales, 1994)

Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics (University of New South Wales, Current)

Research:

Head of Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW

Teaching:

Supervision of post-graduate Optometry students at UNSW

 

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Location

School of Optometry & Vision Science
University of New South Wales
Level 3, North wing, Rupert Myers Building
Gate 14, Barker St
UNSW Sydney NSW 2052
Australia

Contact

(02) 9385 6551

Publications

by Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin