Professor Frank Eperjesi

Dean of CLIPP

Frank Eperjesi
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United Kingdom

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After registration Dr Eperjesi continued for two years as a staff optometrist at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital, with overall responsibility for the Low Vision Clinic. He then worked on a sessional basis for several organisations: the Institute of Optometry, London, in the Specific Learning Difficulties (1993 to 1995); the Carnegie Institute of Child Welfare, Birmingham working in co-operation with orthoptists in paediatric primary care clinics (1993 to 1997); Birmingham Focus on Blindness, Low Vision Centre. He has also been a senior partner in a Birmingham based learning development and migraine clinic, which conducted detailed binocular vision and colorimetry assessments (1995 to 1998).

Dr Eperjesi has been an examiner for the College of Optometrists since 1996 and examines in Binocular Vision, Management of Partial Sight, Investigative Techniques, Routine Examination and Ocular Disease and Abnormality. He gained Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) in 1997 and a College of Optometrists diploma in orthoptics (DipOrth) in 2003. He was invited to join the editorial advisory board of the Optician journal, one of Britain’s leading clinical optometry publications, in 1996 and regularly reviews manuscripts for the academic journals Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, Optometry and Vision Science and Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science. He is also a founder member of Optometric Educators Ltd. one of the foremost continuing education and training providers in the field of Optometry. He regularly lectures on paediatric and geriatric optometry as well as advanced clinical techniques of ocular examination and the effects of nutrition on vision, on a national and international basis and has taught in USA, Ghana, Eire, Spain, Portugal and Germany. He has Chairman of the Birmingham Local Optometric Committee, when he adviseed the Birmingham Strategic Services Agency on Optometric Academic Affairs. Oct 2016-Mar 2017 he was Interim Deputy Dean of Aston Business School and since then has been Dean of the Centre for Learning Innovation and Professional Practice at Aston University.

Research interests

I am currently working on several research projects including:

The use of z-scores to better represent student grades in Higher Education.

Using the Markov analysis model to determine the time period between screening for diabetic retinopathy.

Teaching Activity

Teaching duties include being Programme Director for the Aston MEd, co-module leader for Qulaity Assurance and Enhancement and supporting several participants in preparing their MEd artefact.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow College of Optometrists,
  • Fellow Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Fellow of the Royal Soceity for Arts

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Clinical and Systems Neuroscience

Organisational unit: School

  1. The assessment of paediatric macular pigment optical density

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisOphthalmic Doctorate

  2. Type two diabetes and eye health

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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  1. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

  2. Eye (Journal)

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  3. Nutrients (Journal)

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