Prof. Paul Healey

Director of Glaucoma Serv...
Western Sydney Eye Hospit...

Prof Healey is Director of Glaucoma Services, Western Sydney Eye Hospital, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Sydney Eye Hospital, Director of Glaucoma Research, Westmead Institute for Medical Research and Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney. After training in Cell Biology as the first Medical Student to work at the Garvan Institute, Sydney and subsequently at the Institute for Molecular Medicine in Oxford, UK, Prof. Healey went on to graduate with Honours from the Medical School of the University of NSW before completing an MMed in Clinical Epidemiology and PhD in Medicine at Sydney University. His glaucoma fellowship was at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Paul’s volunteer appointments include the Australia New Zealand Glaucoma Society, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia, Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, and World Glaucoma Association. He is currently the Treasurer of the ORIA, APGS and WGA.

Paul has many research interests including Ophthalmic Epidemiology & Public Health, Cell Biology, Diagnostic Test & Screening Evaluation and Genetics. He has been honoured with a number of awards including the International Young Clinician-Scientist Award from the Association of International Glaucoma Societies and Achievement Award from the APAO. He has made over 230 scientific presentations at international meetings throughout the world. He is an editorial board member of number of journals and has published over 150 articles based on original research.