Professor Clare Gilbert
MB ChB FRCOphth MSc MD
of International Eye Health
I am an ophthalmologist and have worked at LSHTM since 2002. I Co-Chair two of the Schools ethics committees and am a technical advisor to a range of organiations including USAID Child Blindness Program, iHope, and Velux Stiftung.
I teach on the ocular infections and blinding eye conditions of children module, Public Health for Eye Care MSc.
My main areas of research are blinding eye conditions in children (retinopathy of prematurity, cataract, refractive errors, primary eye care for children), and policy research. Other interests are integrating eye care for all ages into primary health care and glaucoma. All my work is undertaken with partners in low- and middle-inccome countries, and involves are range of study designs.