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Paul Mitchell

The Power List 2016


Paul Mitchell

Director of the Centre for Vision Research at the Westmead Research Institute, Sydney

As a leading expert on macular degeneration, Paul Mitchell focuses on the management of AMD, diabetic and other vascular retinopathies, and investigations into how the eye is affected by systemic disease. He conducted the world-renowned Blue Mountains Eye Study, which has provided unique and greatly important information about the incidence of ocular disease in an Australian population, which helped demonstrate the association between smoking and macular degeneration. Mitchell received the 2004 Association of International Glaucoma Societies award, and in 2007 he became trustee for the Clinical & Epidemiologic Research section of ARVO.


Part of the Power List 2016

100 reasons to be proud

Welcome to The Power List 2016 – our second foray into the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology.

Though we realize our list can (and should) never be definitive, who can argue that the faces within – both familiar and new – do not beautifully highlight the brilliance and diversity found within the field?

Here, we celebrate 100 reasons to be proud of ophthalmology.

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