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Dr Tim Roberts is Medical Director of Vision Eye Institute, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney Medical School and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal North Shore Hospital, where he heads the glaucoma unit. He is a highly regarded cataract and glaucoma specialist, with clinical interests in the development and utilisation of new and innovative technologies in ophthalmology, medical ethics and education. Dr Roberts serves on the editorial board for the American Academy of Ophthalmology textbook Lens and Cataract, is Cataract Section Editor for Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, and sits on various government, industry and professional advisory boards.
A/Prof Tim Roberts has been awarded the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2018 Global Achievement Award for contributions made to the Academy, its scientific and educational programs and to the field of ophthalmology. Academy Secretary for Global Alliances, Dr Richard Abbott, presented the Award to A/Prof Tim Roberts during the recent AAO annual meeting in Chicago. With a global community of 32,000 medical doctors, the AAO is the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons.more
Dr Roberts attained his higher degree for research into nocturnal cardiovascular and respiratory risk factors in glaucoma.
His current research interests include:
To date, he has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and editorials, and delivered over 150 lectures locally and internationally. Dr Roberts has extensive experience with ICH/GCP training, has been a scientific assessor for the Northern Sydney Area Health Services Medical Research Ethics Committee, and has acted as principal investigator for many clinical studies. He is a supervisor and examiner for higher degree students.
Dr Roberts has been a consultant surgeon with the Far North Queensland Indigenous Eye Program and, along with a number of fellow Vision Eye Institute doctors, has been involved with the Myanmar Eye Care program (an initiative of The Eye Surgeons' Foundation). Dr Roberts has also been on mission trips to Angola and Nepal.
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