Dr Margaret Woodhouse
Educational and Professional Qualifications:
Oct 1971 - Sept 1974: Research Student, Physiological Laboratory, University of Cambridge, PhD awarded 1975. Supervisor, F.W. Campbell
Aug 1970 - Sept 1971: Pre-registration year at Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, leading to Professional Qualifying Examinations in Ophthalmic Optics and registration with General Optical Council.
Oct 1967 - June 1970: BSc First Class Hons, in Ophthalmic Optics, University of Aston in Birmingham.
Oct 1974 - present: Lecturer, promoted to Senior Lecturer
October 1993, Department of Optometry, UWIST, now School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University.
School and University Roles and Committees:
Member, Innovation & Engagement Committee
Member, School Human Research Ethics Committee
Convenor of Examinations (UG), Examinations Liaison Officer (UG)
Unfair Practice Co-ordinator (UG and PG)
2013 – present Member: Children’s Vision Services Advisory Group, Welsh Government
2012 – present Member, Clinical Expert Panel, EyeCare Trust
2007 – present Member, Science, Research and Practice Advisory Board to Down Syndrome Educational Trust, UK
2006 – present. Advisor, Down’s Syndrome Medical Interest Group
2006 – present. Advisor, Down’s Syndrome Association
2006 – present Member, Experts group, See Ability
Innovation and Engagement:
Too much to mention
Many, many talks to Local Optometric meetings, to Down’s syndrome support groups and training days, training for RNIB, for QTVI’s etc etc etc
2013: Shortlisted, Healthcare in Autism Awards (for clinic, with Andy Millington and Mike George)
2012: Shortlisted for Lecturer of the Year, AOP Awards
2012: Highly commended, Lifetime Achievement, Understanding Disability Awards
1995: Owen Aves Memorial Medal, Yorkshire Optical Society 1995 (first female recipient).