Professor Harrison (Harry) Weisinger has resigned as Foundation Director of Optometry and Chair in Optometry at Deakin University in Geelong, Victoria. He announced his resignation to staff on 18 May and will leave in early July.
In an interview with Insight, Prof Weisinger said Professor Alex Gentle, currently course director, would assume overall responsibility for the program.
In his own words, he said: “Seven years into my five year plan, it’s time to move on!
“Where to from here? Upon completion of my tenure, I will immediately commence work on a major global optometry advancement initiative and will be presenting key concepts at an international forum in October.
“Along with this work, I will be consulting within the health-care and education sectors and continuing my work as a general medical practitioner with special interests in health promotion, nutrition and sports performance. I will remain part of Deakin University, by way of a clinical professorship within the School of Medicine, and will assist the School whenever possible.” ...read more