Dr Nina Tahhan is an Optometrist (PhD, MPH, B.Optom (Hons1)), Senior Conjoint Lecturer at UNSW, Director of Clinical Research at the Brien Holden Vision Institute and Program Director for the International Myopia Institute. Professional experience includes public health and epidemiological research, health economic research, development and delivery of eye care educational programs and clinical supervision, scientific writing, professional marketing with industry, clinical research management in contact lenses including Orthokeratology research. Nina also has a history of delivering optometry services and eye care education in disadvantaged communities around Australia and in developing countries including; Sri Lanka, Mongolia, India and Aboriginal communities in the Kimberly, Arnhem land, the Tiwi islands and in remote areas of NSW with the Royal Flying Doctor service. Nina has presented and published research findings at numerous international and domestic conferences and in peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed journals.
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