ACO Appoints New Director of Clinical Services


The Australian College of Optometry is very pleased to announce that, following an international search process, Dr Sharon Bentley has been appointed as the new Director of Clinical Services, replacing Associate Professor Jonathan Jackson.
Portrait of Sharon Bentley
Sharon is a registered optometrist with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in optometry and public health, having studied at the University of Melbourne and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, USA.
Sharon is a highly experienced optometrist clinician, educator and researcher, having worked in Australia, Canada and the USA over more than 20 years, and she is the Chair of the Vision 2020 Australia Independence and Participation Committee. 
Sharon is committed to evidence-based public health eye care and vision service delivery and has a strong interest in the area of low vision. Sharon will commence in her new position as ACO's Director of Clinical Services on Monday 3 November.


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