Professor Sarah Hoskin

Catalogue Number: 1734
Professor Sarah Hoskin
Category: Photographs
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 2010
Time Period: 21st C
Description Of Item: Digital colour image of Professor Sarah Hoskin 2136 x 2566 1.9 mb
Historical Significance: Professor Hoskin qualified in optometry at the City University, London, in 1989 and did her pre-registration year at the renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. She had previously qualified as an orthoptist. After several years as Manager of the Optometry Clinic at City University, as a clinical instructor at Manchester University and in private practice, she undertook research for a PhD degree in the Department of Ophthalmology at Manchester University, completing the degree in 1997. She then took an academic post in optometry at Aston University in Birmingham ultimately being appointed professor of optometry. While at Aston she developed a $20 million research eye hospital, raising the funds for its establishment and running it as its Managing Director. She moved to Australia in 2006, taking an appointment as Professor and VESKI Fellow in the Centre for Eye Research Australia. The Centre for Eye Research Australia is the research arm of ophthalmology at the University of Melbourne. She was appointed Director of the National Vision Research Institute in 2010 following the resignation of Professor Paul Martin. She was subsequently appointed CEO of the Australian College of Optometry in August 2010 following the resignation of Miss Joanne Booth in May of that year. Miss Booth's resignation followed a contested election for the Council of the College at which a group of members were elected to Council on a platfom of concern about the directions of the College.
How Acquired: Record of VCO
Date Acquired: 2010
Location: Archive computer iPhoto

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