Professor Ted Garway-Heath elected as European Glaucoma Society President
9 October 2017
Professor David (Ted) Garway-Heath, International Glaucoma Association Professor for Glaucoma and Allied Studies at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital has been appointed president of the European Glaucoma Society (EGS).
In addition to his clinical work, Professor Garway-Heath leads research in Visual Assessment and Imaging at the Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology of the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). He is an NHIR Senior Investigator, a position awarded in recognition of his contribution to patient and people-based research.
His work is focused on establishing outcomes to evaluate care quality across Europe, harmonizing ophthalmology training, and mentoring the younger generation of Glaucoma specialists who will be taking the Society forward.
Professor Garway-Heath said: "I will build on the current strong and innovative leadership in pursuit of the patient-focused EGS vision to promote the best possible well-being and minimal glaucoma-induced visual disability in individuals with glaucoma."