2015 Menzies Research Scholarship in Allied Health Sciences
Sharon qualified as an optometrist in South Africa (Cum laude). Sharon has worked in primary care optometry and university low vision clinics in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Australia. Her particular research area concerns driving and low vision.
Her part time role as Senior Staff Optometrist, Low Vision at the UNSW Optometry Clinic has enabled excellent working relationships with key multidisciplinary rehabilitation organisations; invitations to lecture at optometric and multi-disciplinary conferences, and contributions to rehabilitation planning committees.