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David Andrew Atchison, Australian Optometry educator. Certified optometrist. Fellow American Academy Optometry (Garland W. Clay award 1980), Victorian College Optometry; member Applied Vision Association (United Kingdom), Australian Optometrical Association, Society for Photo-Illumination Engineers, Australian Optical Society, Optical Society American, 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, U. Melbourneresearch officer, Sola International Holdings, Adelaide, Australia, 1983-1984;lecturer department optometry, Queensland Institute Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 1985;senior lecturer School of Optometry, Queensland Institute Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 1989;associate professor, School of Optometry, since 1991. Member 4 committees Standards Association Australia, since 1986. Member committee SC172 ophthalmic optics International Standards Organisation, since 1989.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: football (Australian rules), swimming, gardening.

Connections

Married Janette Margaret Johnson, March 18, 1978. Children: Stuart, Callum.