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PROF Hugh Taylor

Positions

  • Blindness prevention
  • Eye health
  • Indigenous Eye Health
  • Indigenous Eye Health
  • Indigenous health
  • Public health and health economics
  • Trachoma

Overview

Affiliation

Member of

  • AAO-APAO. Scientific Advisory Planning Committee 2006 -
  • AMD Alliance International. Scientific Advisory Board & Global Steering Committee 2005 -
  • National Institute of Health. Global Alliance for Global Elimination of Trachoma 2004 -
  • International Council of Ophthalmology. Research Committee 2003 -
  • National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Eye Health. Advisory Group 2000 -
  • Himalayan Eye Care Foundation. Advisory Board 1999 -
  • Victorian Lions Foundation. Lions Eye Health Program - Australia Committee 1999 -
  • WHO. Global Alliance for Global Elimination of Trachoma 1997 -
  • National Health and Medical Research Council, Canberra. Working Party on corneal Laser Sculpting 1993 -
  • World Cataract Surgeons Foundation. Board of International Advisory Council 1993 -
  • Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital. Committee on Research;Animal Research & Ethics; Medical Advisory Board; Human Research & Ethics 1991 -
  • Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia. Boeard of Directors 1990 -
  • International Organization Against Trachoma. Bord Member 1985 -
  • National Eye Institute, Bethesda. Cataract Group Advisory Panel 1981 -
  • Fred Hollows Foundation. Board of Trustees 1992 - 2004
  • Royal Australian College of Ophtalmology. Qualification & Education Committee 1999 - 2001
  • IAPB. Executive Board of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness 1994 - 2000
  • Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists. Indigenous and Aboriginal Health Committee 1994 - 2000
  • VECAT. Study Steering Committee 1994 - 2000
  • WHO. Programme Advisory Group, Prevention of Blindness 1994 - 2000
  • Australian Diabetes Society. Retinopathy Committee 1993 - 2000
  • Royal Australian College of Ophthalmology. State Committee (Victorian Branch) 1998 - 1999
  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Aboriginal Health Committee 1994 - 1999
  • St John Ambulance Australia. Ophthalmic Hospital Branch Standing Committee 1991 - 1998
  • National Health & Medical Research Council. Diabetic Retinopathy Working Party 1995 - 1997
  • Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. Sport Injury Prevention Working Group 1992 - 1996
  • Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital. Committee of Management 1991 - 1995
  • Saudi Eye Foundation. Saudi Eye Foundation 1991 - 1994
  • WHO/Carter Presidential Center. Mectizan Expert Committee 1991 - 1993
  • National Health and Medical Research Council, Canberra. Advisory Panel 1982 - 1993
  • WHO Geneva. Expert Advisory Panel on Parasitic Diseases (Filarial Infections) 1982 - 1993
  • National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Investigative Group, Collaborative Corneal Transplantation Studies 1986 - 1992
  • National Society to Prvent Blindness. Applied Research Committee 1988 - 1990
  • Medical Subcommittee, Baltimore. Odessa Sister City Committee 1986 - 1990
  • WHO/USAID. International Vitamin A Consultative Group 1980 - 1990
  • WHO. Expert Committee on Onchocerciasis 1986 - 1988
  • Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology. Program Committee, Immunology & Microbiology Section 1984 - 1987
  • WHO Geneva. Scientific Working Group on Onchocerciasis chemotherapy 1983 - 1987
  • WHO Geneva. Scientific Working Group on Filariasis 1982 - 1987
  • International Medical Eye Bank, Baltimore. Medical Board 1983 - 1986
  • National Academy of Science, Washington. Panel on Video Viewing, Committee 1981 - 1983

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Awards

Education and training

  • DO, University of Melbourne
  • MD, University of Melbourne 1979
  • DO, University of Melbourne 1975
  • MB BS, University of Melbourne 1971
  • BMedSc, University of Melbourne 1969

Awards and honors

  • HRH Prince Abdulaziz Ahmad Abdulaziz Al Saud Shield for Prevention of Blindness, Saudi Ophthalmology 2009, 2009
  • Doyne Memorial Lecture, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, 2008
  • Melvin Jones Fellow, International Lions Foundation, 2007
  • Merck Mectizan Award, Merck & Co. Inc, 2006
  • LXIII Edward Jackson Memorial lecture, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006
  • Finalist, Australian of the Year Victoria, Australian of the Year Awards, 2005
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2004
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2004
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, 2004
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists, 2004
  • Vision Australia Foundation, 2003
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2002
  • Companion of the Order of Australia, AC, 2001
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2001
  • Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, 2001
  • Rotary International, 1995
  • Scotch College, 1994
  • Alcon Research Institute Award, 1993

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Supervision

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