Ophthalmology Department scoops awards at Eye Symposium
The University put together a strong
contingent, as they had three people speaking in the research category and
five posters entered. All presenters
faced a tough jury panel, including two overseas judges.
Competing against a strong field of twelve speakers, Ms Musarat Awan, Research Orthoptist, won the Prize Trophy for Ophthalmological Research (The Nottingham Research Trophy) with her presentation entitled The Effect and Compliance of Strabismic Amblyopia Measured with the Occlusion Dose Monitor. Ms Awan, who is currently working on her research study, said “The award is a reflection of the hardwork and support of colleagues within the Department. It is an honour to have efforts acknowledged”. Co-authors of this winning presentation were Dr Frank Proudlock and Professor Irene Gottlob.
Mr Paul Tesha,
Specialist Registrar in Ophthalmology at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, has
been assisting the University Department with their Interactive Teaching
Website. The University has been
creating a case-based ophthalmology website for
the teaching of undergraduate medical students for the University Medical
Mr Tesha won the poster category with his Interactive Teaching
in Ophthalmology display. Co-authors of the winning poster were Dr Frank
Proudlock, Miss Nagini Sarvananthan, Rebecca McLean, Jill Horsley and
Professor Irene Gottlob.
The Lecture in named in memory of Norman Galloway, who implemented many changes in the structure of Ophthalmology at Nottingham.
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