Profiles And Contributions To This Article

State of the eye health system in the Pacific: is medical technology available and used by mid-level eye care workers?

Benoit  Tousignant

Dr Benoit Tousignant

qualifications: OD, MSc, MPH

contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision

position: Assistant Professor

Dr. Benoit Tousignant is an Assistant Professor at the University of Montreal (UM) School of Optometry. He obtained his doctorate of optometry (OD, UM, 2000), followed by a residency in Primary eye care from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (2001), a Master of Science in Visual Science (MSc, UM, 2005) and a Master in Public Health degree from Harvard University (MPH, 2008). He actively practices eye care with Indigenous and carceral populations. He founded Regard collectif, UM’s mobile community eye clinic which delivers eye care to the Montreal homeless, while educating optometry students and conducting public health research on this population. He also has an interest for developing sustainable eye health systems in developing countries and in remote communities. He teaches epidemiology, geriatric optometry and primary eye care.


Matthew G. Pearce

Dr Matthew Pearce

qualifications: OD, MPH, DrPH

contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision

position: Optometrist


Julie  Brûlé

Dr Julie Brûlé

qualifications: OD, MSc

contribution: Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision

position: Associate Professor


Biu  Sikivou

Dr Biu Sikivou

qualifications: MD

contribution: Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision

position: Director


Graeme  Nicholls

Mr Graeme Nicholls

qualifications: DOpt, BTh, GCOT, PGDPH

contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision

position: Workforce and Academic Manager


Register Now
About our regions
News & Events

WA Rural Health Conference 2024, 16–17 March 2024
web link

The MN RIDE pilot: an aerobic exercise program for rural adults with cognitive decline
article

Rural generalist therapeutic reasoning using a simulated emergency scenario
article

Quality of preventive oral health services in a northern First Nations community
article

15th Australasian Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion Conference, 11–13 March 2024, Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand
web link

UOW Rural Health Research Conference 2024, 15–16 March 2024, Shoalhaven Campus UOW, NSW, Australia
web link

World Indigenous Cancer Conference 2024: Process, progress, power, 18–20 March 2024, Naarm (Melbourne), Australia
web link

World Rural Health Conference (WRHC-24), 20 March 2024, Malmo, Sweden
web link

Northwest Rural Health Conference, 25–27 March 2024, Spokane, WA, USA
web link

National Rural Health Conference 2024, 5&6 April 2024, Tākina: Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa New Zealand
web link

8th European Young Family Doctors (EYFDM) Forum 2024, 12–13 April 2024, Vienna, Austria
web link

2024 National Council for Behavioral Health NATCON Conference, 15–17 April 2024, St Louis, MO, USA
web link

Emergency Medicine for Rural and Indigenous Communities Conference (emRIC 2024): Emerging Stronger, 16–18 April 2024, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
web link

SRPC Rural & Remote 2024, 18–20 April 2024, Edmonton, AB, Canada
web link

2024 Rural Medical Education Conference, 7 May 2024, New Orleans, LA, USA
web link

Annual Rural Health Conference, 7–10 May 2024, New Orleans, LA, USA
web link

12th International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) World Conference, 9&nash; 11 May 2024, Athens, Greece
web link

Victorian Rural Health Conference 2024, 17–19 May 2024, Mildura, Vic., Australia
web link

BC Rural Health Conference 2024, 24–26 May 2024, Whistler, BC, Canada
web link

The 16th International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine (eTELEMED 2024), 26–30 May 2024, Barcelona, Spain
web link

Rethinking Remote 2024 Conference, 6–7 June 2024, Eden Court, Inverness, Scotland
web link

13th EURIPA Rural Health Forum, 20–22 June 2024, Lincoln, UK
web link

International Conference on Rural Nursing and Rural Health (ICRNRH), 15–16 July 2024, Bali, Indonesia
web link

The Australasian College of Dermatologists 8th Rural Dermatology Meeting, 6–8 September 2024, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
web link

UBUNTU 2024: People, Place, and Policy for Community Wellness, 10–13 September 2024, Cape Town, South Africa
web link

23rd International Balint Congress, 9–13 September 2024, Boulder, CO, USA
web link

17th National Rural Health Conference, 16–18 September 2024, Perth, WA, Australia
web link

RMA24, 23–26 October 2024, Darwin, NT, Australia
web link

International Conference on Rural Nursing and Rural Health (ICRNRH), 28–29 October 2024, Lisbon, Portugal
web link

15th National Rural & Remote Allied Health Conference: Going the distance, 21–23 October 2024, Mildura, Vic., Australia
web link

Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Conference (PRIDoC) 2024, 2–6 December 2024, Adelaide, SA, Australia
web link

Connect with us
Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin
Email
RSS feed