Dr R Krishna Kumar, Principal (Head of Department) of the Elite School of Optometry (ESO), has been chosen as Jury Member for ZEISS ‘YOU&EYE’ AWARDS 2017 to be held on 18th November, 2017. The jury members form the deciding body for the category of Clinical Support and we want to make sure it involves just the best. To ensure fair judgement, we have chosen only those who have the qualifications, experience and knowledge of the industry, products and technology and possess the capability to evaluate and judge accordingly
Dr R Krishna Kumar achieved his Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph. D) from BITS, Pilani in the year 2008. He also attained fellowship in Dispensing Optics (FBDO) from the Association of British Dispensing Optics in 2013.
Dr Krishna is the Principal (Head of Department) of the Elite School of Optometry (ESO), unit of the Medical Research Foundation in Chennai, India. The ESO is the first and leading college of optometry providing a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in clinical optometry, as well as opportunities for MPhil and PhD degrees in association with the Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital and Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
The research division of ESO has a dedicated team of postgraduate students under the guidance and supervision of Dr Krishna Kumar, whose sub-specialities include: pediatrics, occupational optometry, community eye-care and vision screening, binocular vision, myopia and glaucoma. Since 2010 he has successfully supervised a number of Masters and PhD student projects in addition to other research collaborations, producing several peer-reviewed publications from each project.
He will be the Jury Member for the category of Clinical Support, with the 4 others. He has been shedding light on various subjects related to optometry, ophthalmology and eye care in about 26 publications.
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