Harminder Singh Dua

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  • Harminder S Dua, MBBS, DO, DO(London), MS, MNAMS, FRCS(Edinburgh), FEBO, FRCOphth, FRCP(Edinburgh), FCOptom., MD, PhD,is Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology at the Queens Medical Centre, University of Nottingham since 1994.
  • He is currently Editor-in-chief of the Journal of EuCornea.
  • Chairman of the Advisory committee of the International Council of Ophthalmology.
  • President of The European association for vision and eye research Foundation (EVERf  re-appointed 2017).
  • member of the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis and the American Ophthalmological Society.
  • Master elect of the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress and Trustee of the Sussex Eye Foundation.
  • He was the 9thPresident of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK (2011-14) and served as Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Ophthalmology (2007-14).
  • President of the European society of cornea and ocular surface diseases specialists (EuCornea, 2011-13), and of The European association for vision and eye research (EVER, 2008) and of the EVER Foundation (EVERf, 2010-14).
  • He was Trustee of Sight Savers International (2008-12).
  • He was member of the International steering committee of the second Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS II, 2015-17).
  • Amongst his over one hundred awards and accolades are the Ophthalmology Society of South Africa ‘Sam Dorah Cohan gold medal’ (2011), The Rotary Foundation Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award (2013),The Times Higher Education Award 2014 for ‘Research project of the year’; Vice-chancellor’s medal (2016) and the World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Gold Medal (2017).
  • He was listed by the magazine ‘Ophthalmologist’ in the top 20 most influential individuals in Ophthalmology worldwide (2014); and amongst in the top 100 in 2016.
  • He was one of five Ophthalmologists in the list of ‘Britain’s Top Doctors’ (2010) published by The Times magazine.
  • He has been endowed with honorary life memberships of four international academic societies.
  • One eponymous lecture, “The Dua Lecture” Birmingham, and a seminar room in the Nottingham post-graduate centre, “The Dua Room” have been named after him.
  • He has successfully supervised 45 PhD and MD post-graduate students, has published over 350 papers and has an H-index of 61.
  • His discovery of the pre-Descemets layer (Dua’s layer) in 2013 has enhanced understanding of lamellar corneal surgery, posterior corneal pathology and led to the innovation of three novel surgical procedures.




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