Clinical Professor Nitin Verma AM
FRANZCO, MMed, MD.,Dip NBE,Arzt fur Augenheilkunde
General Ophthalmology, Cataract, Oculoplastics, Glaucoma, Medical Retina
Clinical Professor Nitin Verma AM has been a part of Hobart Eye Surgeons for 15 years. He is actively engaged in the management of Macular Degeneration (M.D.), and heads a number of research projects concerning new drugs and treatments for M.D. as well as Diabetic Macular Oedema. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Award for Prevention of Blindness (Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology) in 2009.
Clinical Professor Nitin Verma AM is Professor in the UTAS School of Medicine, Head of Ophthalmology at the Royal Hobart Hospital and also a Clinical Professor in, Ophthalmology, in the University of Sydney.
He leads the East Timor Eye Project, coordinating philanthropic, eye-care work in East Timor, by doctors, optometrists and nurses from almost all states of Australia. For his work, he was awarded the Order of Timor Leste in 2010, and was appointed Honorary Consul to East Timor, in 2006.
We are pleased to acknowledge Clinical Professor Nitin Verma AM being awarded Hobart’s Citizen of the Year, 2013 and being a finalist in 2013 for Tasmania’s Australian of the Year, 2013.
Clinical Professor Nitin Verma AM is on several Academic committees and Boards of Philanthropic organisations.