Catalogue Number: 3647
Dictionary of optometry
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Millodot Michel
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1986
Edition: 1st edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London, UK
Description Of Item: Red card cover, 210 x 185 mm, 184 numbered pages and 3 unnumbered. Rubber stamps for the Wright Library Australian Optometrical Association at front and back.
Historical Significance: Michel Millodot PhD (Brown U), OD (Waterloo) MSc (Indiana), FBOA (Born Michel Miodovski 1938-) trained as an optician in Paris, gaining the state diploma in 1960. He later qualified for the degree of Doctor of Optometry at Waterloo University, Canada, and obtained a MSc from Indiana University and a PhD degree from Brown University. He taught optometry at the University of Montreal, Canada, before being appointed Professor and Chair of the optometry University of Wales, Cardiff. He was subsequently appointed Head of the optometry department of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1990. On his retirement in 1996 he was an academic adviser to the new Department of Optometry at Hadassah College of Technology in Jerusalem. In 2004, Michel left Jerusalem to return to Wales where he was appointed Honorary Professor in the Department of Optometry of Cardiff University. For more information see a profile of Millodot O'Leary DJ. Professor Michel Millodot: gentle giant of optometry. Clin Exp Optom 2010; 93: 1: 45-49.}This dictionary has run to numerous editions, the most recent (at the time of creating this record) was the 8th published in 2018.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: Aug 2018
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note