Associate Professor Angus Turner
“A/Prof Turner is actively involved in the delivery of specialist outreach services to remote and Indigenous communities in regional WA.”
Associate Professor Angus Turner, McCusker Director of Lions Outback Vision, completed medical training at The University of Western Australia (UWA), before studying at Oxford University and completing a Masters of Evidence Based Medicine. Ophthalmology training was undertaken in Melbourne, followed by post-graduate training at University of Sydney in refractive surgical procedures.
As Director of Outback Vision, A/Prof. Turner is actively involved in the delivery of specialist outreach services to remote and Indigenous communities in the Kimberley, Pilbara, Goldfields, Great Southern, and South West regions.
A/Prof. Turner is an Associate Professor at UWA, where he is engaged in a number of research projects at the Lions Eye Institute, focusing on service delivery for remote and Indigenous people. A/Prof. Turner is also a consultant at Fremantle Hospital and an ophthalmology teacher for the Rural Clinical School.Make a Booking
- Further Key Experience
Oxford University - Masters of Evidence based Medicine
Melbourne University - Population health fellowship at the Indigenous Eye Health Unit.
University of Sydney - Post-Graduate Diploma of Medicine (Refractive Surgery)
- Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies
IRIS executive member (Indigenous and Remote Eye Health Service)
Chair or National Telemedicine Project (IRIS)
Co-chair of WA Eye Health Advisory Group
- Current Hospital / University Affiliations
Associate Professor at UWA
Consultant Ophthalmologist at Fremantle Hospital
Ophthalmology lecturer for Rural Clinical School
- Research Interests
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Treatment for Indigenous people.
Telehealth applications in ophthalmology
Remote eye health service delivery
- Other Interests
Rowing, a cappella singing, kayaking