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Prof John Wild 


Educational and Professional Qualifications:

2012 DSc, City University London
1977 - 2001: PhD, Clinical psychophysics of sight-impaired adolescents, Aston University
1976 - 1977: MSc, Methods of Ophthalmic Examination, Aston University
1975 FBOA, FSMC (now FCOptom)
1971 -1974 BSc (Hons) Ophthalmic Optics, City University

Academic Positions:

2010 - present: Professor, Cardiff School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University
1996 - 2000 Senior Lecturer, Department of Vision Sciences, Aston University
1980 - 1996 Lecturer, Department of Vision Sciences, Aston University.
2013 - present Guest Lecturer, Department of Optics and Optometry, University High School, Brussels
1996 - 2000. Honorary Consultant Visual Scientist, Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust (Teaching)
1994 - 2000. Honorary Clinical Scientist. Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, City Hospitals NHS Trust
1991 - 1998. Adjunct Visiting Associate Professor, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

School Roles and Committees:

2010 - present: Member of Research Committee
2014 - present Board of Directors
2014 - present School Research Audit Ethics Committee

External Committees/Memberships:

2000 – present Welsh Optometric Committee
1988 - present: Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
2008 - present: Member of the European Glaucoma Society
2007 - present: Member Glaucoma Society United Kingdom and Eire
2002 - present Optometric Glaucoma Society.
1986 – 2010 Imaging and Perimetric Society (President 1996-2000).

Innovation and Engagement:

2014: Presentation - NHS Education for Scotland, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Ayr, Elgin, Dundee. ‘Neurological Field loss’
2014: Presentation, Optrafair, London. ‘A forum in London: structural and functional assessment in the detection and management of open-angle glaucoma’
2014: Presentation, Annual Meeting of the College of Optometrists, York. ‘A forum in York: structural and functional assessment in the detection and management of open-angle glaucoma’
2014: Presentation, EyeCare 3000, Glasgow. ‘A Forum for the moment - Does your detection and management of glaucoma need upgrading?’
2013: Presentation, Department of Optics and Optometry, University High School, Brussels ‘Visual Field Examination’ -
2013: Presentation, – St Cyres Comprehensive School, Penarth.  ‘An eye to history’
2013: Presentation, South Western Ophthalmological Society Meeting, Bristol. ‘Vigabatrin in ophthalmology’
2013: Presentation, Annual Meeting of the French Association of Optometrists, Paris. ‘Le champ visuel’
2012: Presentation: - European Professors of Ophthalmology, Leuven, Belgium. ‘Visual field testing in neuro- ophthalmology’
2012: Presentation Western Front Association, South Wales Branch. ‘Les inconnu du Mémorial de Thiépval’

Awards:

2013: Association of Optometrists (AOP), Nominated for Lecturer of the Year
2013: Cardiff University Enriching Student Life Award, Nominated for Most Effective Teacher  and for Most Uplifting Staff Member