First Adjunct Professor appointed by DIT
4th May 2012: Professor William Miller, from University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO), is the first Adjunct Professor to be appointed by DIT. Professor Miller, whose recent visit to Dublin coincided with the European Academy of Optometry & Optics Conference, delivered his inaugural lecture to final year students of Optometry on the subject of Contact Lens Fitting of Keratoconus.
Professor Miller is pictured here with colleagues outside the National Optometry Centre, DIT: left to right, Professor Michael Devereux, Professor Ellen Hazelkorn, Declan Hovenden, Eva Doyle, Professor Miller, Dr. John Doran and Professor Brian Norton.
The 2012 conference of the European Academy of Optometry & Optics (EAOO) took place in Dublin for the first time. The conference sessions were hosted in the Croke Park Convention centre while the National Optometry Centre at DIT hosted the clinical workshops. The event was attended by more than 200 delegates from over 30 countries. Several members of the Department of Optometry at DIT made poster and oral presentations.
Further details on the conference are available from the EAOO website at