Prof. Paul Healey
After completing a Bachelor of Medical Science in Cell Biology, Paul graduated with Honours from the Medical School of the University of New South Wales. His postgraduate qualifications include Master of Medicine in Clinical Epidemiology and PhD in Medicine from the University of Sydney.
After completed a glaucoma fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital (London) he returned to Australia as Director of Glaucoma Services at Westmead Hospital & Director of Glaucoma Research at the Westmead Millennium Institute. He is also Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and Honorary Medical Officer at Sydney Eye Hospital.
Paul holds many leadership positions including of the Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Society, Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society, and World Glaucoma Association. He has interests in postgraduate education most recently as Director of Training for the Sydney Eye Hospital training network, and medical ethics as a member of the Ethics Committee of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.
Paul’s research interests include Glaucoma, Ophthalmic Epidemiology & Public Health, Cell Biology, Diagnostic Test & Screening Evaluation and Genetic Epidemiology. He is the Treasurer of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia. In 2005 he was honoured with the International Young Clinician-Scientist Award from the Association of International Glaucoma Societies and in 2018 received the Gillies Medal from the Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Society. He has made over 280 scientific presentations at meetings throughout the world. He is an editorial board member of number of journals and has published 198 articles based on original research.
Ki Ho Park is a professor of ophthalmology at Seoul National University and the President of the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS) and the President-Elect of the Glaucoma Research Society (GRS). He is Associate editor of Journal of Glaucoma and International Glaucoma Review (IGR); Section editor of the British Journal of Ophthalmology, Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology, and Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology; Editorial board member of IOVS and Korean Journal of Ophthalmology.
He has served as the immediate past president of Korean Ophthalmological Society (KOS), Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and as co-chair of WGC 2017 Scientific Program Committee and Convener of WOC 2020 and 2022.
He has published more than 400 papers in SCI journals. He was awarded the AAO Senior Achievement Award and APAO Senior Achievement Award.