Higher Degree Student of the Week: Introducing Rajendra Gyawali, UNSW Scientia PhD candidate working in the area of evidence-based eyecare delivery. Working with Associate Professor Isabelle Jalbert, Scientia Professor Fiona Stapleton and Professor Lisa Keay, Raj is developing and evaluating behaviour change/implementation interventions that will help optometrists provide appropriate eyecare to people with diabetes.
Raj is an optometrist trained in Nepal and South Africa, and has extensive clinical, research and teaching experience in various parts of Asia and Africa.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a 2019 Ezell Fellow. He is also the postgraduate student representative at SOVS.
For more info on Raj and his research see here: https://bit.ly/3lfV08v