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Advisors, Participants

Associates – consultants – participants

from Asia-Pacific

– Christine Wildsoet (Australian), Professor, School of Optometry/Vision Science and The Myopia Control Clinic at University of California, Berkeley

– Sally McFadden, Professor, School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Australia

– Ian Morgan, Professor Visual Sciences Group at Australian National University in Canberra and visiting scholar at Sun Yat-Sen University Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center in Guangzhou, China

– Kathryn Rose, Head of the Discipline of Orthoptics, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Ophthalmic epidemiology in how cultural implications impact students’ study-time and sunshine.

– Kate Gifford, a clinician-scientist and peer educator in private practice in Brisbane, Australia. Kate is active in raising public awareness of childhood myopia.

– Michael Collins, Professor, Faculty of Health, School of Optometry and Vision Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

– Scott Read, Associate Professor & Director of Research, School of Optometry & Vision Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

– Philip Cheng, Optometrist, Eyecare Concepts, The Myopia Clinic, Melbourne, Australia

– John Phillips, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Research includes clinical research into childhood myopia development and progression.

– Carly Siu Yin Lam, Professor, School of Optometry, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

– Chi ho To, Professor, School of Optometry, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Chea su Kee, Professor, School of Optometry, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, Professor-Chief, Center for Advanced Myopia, Tokyo Medical & Dental University Hospital, Tokyo

– Audrey Chia Wei Lin, Ophthalmologist at Singapore National Eye Center and the KK Children’s Hospital. Low-dose atropine therapy research study in Asian children and European adolescents (w/Dr.Flitcroft, Dublin)

– Vanessa Leung (New Zealander), Physicist and Roman Schmied, Physicist, Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

from Europe, USA, Denmark, Slovenia, Hungary

– Ian Flitcroft, Ophthalmologist and pediatric eye surgeon at Children’s University Hospital Dublin Ireland 

– Frank Schaeffel, Head, Section of Neurobiology of the Eye, University of Tübingen, Germany

– David Troilo, Vice President & Dean of Academic Affairs, SUNY College of Optometry, New York 

– Thomas Aller, Optometrist, San Bruno, California. Multi-focal contact and Ortho-K therapies to slow myopia eye growth in children.

– Earl Smith, Dean at the College of Optometry, University of Houston. 

– Lisa Ostrin, College of Optometry, University of Houston. Objectively measured light exposure during school and summer in children.

– Jonathan Winawer, Professor, Cognition & Perception Doctoral Program in Psychology, New York University

– Mark Harwood (originally from the UK), Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, City College of New York

– Laurent Madelain, Professor at URECA (Unité de Recherche en Sciences Cognitives et Affectes), Université Charles-de-Gaulle Lille III, France

– Eva Lothar, Physician, photographer, filmmaker. Directs eye exercise workshops in USA and France

– Klaus Trier, Ophthalmologist, Trier Research Laboratories in Hellerup, Denmark. Trials in 7-Methylxanthine (7-MX) pharmaceutical treatment for slowing progression of childhood myopia.

– Matjaž Mihelčič, Optometrist and Professor at Velika Gorica University of Applied Sciences, Croatia and President of the Optical Association of Slovenia. Stress studies in education and computer usage.

– Noémi Széll, M.D. and pediatric eye surgeon, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary, Eye surgery Posterior Scleral Reinforcement in Progressive High Myopia