Catalogue Number: 2645
Professor Nathan Efron AC
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: QUT Marketing and Communication/Erika Fish.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2015
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Brisbane
Publisher/Manufacturer: Queensland University of Technology
Description Of Item: Digital colour image (5777 x 3851 4.2 Mb) of Nathan Efron, Research Professor in Optometry at the Queensland University of Technology and President of the Australian College of Optometry 2012 -
Historical Significance: Nathan Efron obtained his BOptom at the University of Melbourne in 1976 and studied for a PhD degree also at the University of Melbourne under Dr (later Professor) Leo Carney obtaining it in 1982. After post docs at the University of California with Dr Ken Polse and at the University of NSW with Professor Brien Holden he returned to the University of Melbourne as lecturer in 1984. In 1990 he was appointed professor of clinical optometry at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He subsequently was appointed a research professor at Queensland University of Technology in 2004. Professor Efron is a leading figure in contact lens and cornea research and has published many research articles and books. See his profile Clin Exp Optom 2005; 88: 6: 430-433. He became President of the Australian College of Optometry in 2012 an was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2015.
How Acquired: Donated by Nathan Efron
Date Acquired: August 2015
Location: Archive computer iPhoto