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David Andrew Atchison

David Andrew Atchison, Australian optometry educator. Certified optometrist. Fellow American Academy Optometry (Garland W. Clay award 1980), Optical Society of America; member Applied Vision Association (United Kingdom), Australian Optometrical Association, Society for Photo-Illumination Engineers, Australian Optical Society, Queensland University of Technology Foundation (life).

Background

  • Atchison, David Andrew was born on April 5, 1954 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Son of Douglas Stuart and Margaret Louise (Newnham) Atchison.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Optometry, University Melbourne, 1975. Master of Science in Optometry, University Melbourne, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, 1984.

    Career

    • Optometrist, Melbourne, 1976-1983. Demonstrator department optometry University Melbourne. Research officer Sola International Holdings, Adelaide, Australia, 1983-1984.

      Lecturer department optometry Queensland Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 1985, senior lecturer School of Optometry Australia, 1989. Associate professor School of Optometry, since 1991. Member 3 committees Standards Association Australia, since 1986.

      Member committee SC172 ophthalmic optics International Standards Organization, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified optometrist.

    Works

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Optometry (Garland W. Clay award 1980), Optical Society of America. Member Applied Vision Association (United Kingdom), Australian Optometrical Association, Society for Photo-Illumination Engineers, Australian Optical Society, Queensland University of Technology Foundation (life).

    Personality

    Interests

    Football (australian rules), swimming, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Janette Margaret Johnson, March 18, 1978. Children: Stuart, Callum.
    • father: Douglas Stuart Atchison
    • mother: Margaret Louise (Newnham) Atchison
    • spouse: Janette Margaret Johnson
    • children: Stuart Atchison
    • Callum Atchison
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    Born April 5, 1954
    (age 63)
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