Prof. Celia Chen

Professor Of Ophthalmology , Flinders University | MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRANZCO

    Professor Celia Chen is a Clinical Professor with University of South Australia and consultant neuro-ophthalmologist/clinician-scientist at Flinders University. She completed a prestigious neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Professor Chen is the current President of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Society of Australia.   
    She has an excellent research record and is the recipient of both national and international scholarships and awards including the American Australian Education Fellowship, South Australian Science Excellence Award, and the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Achievement Award.  

    Professor Chen is dedicated to providing mentorship and learning opportunities for young ophthalmologists in the Asia-Pacific region. She has been doing field work in Cambodia for over 10 years and providing fellowship opportunity, through APAO Women in Ophthalmology International Fellowship Program, Kim Frumar Scholarship and Eye Surgeon’s Foundation Fellowship Program. This has helped young ophthalmologists from a developing country to receive fellowship training in a subspecialty area of ophthalmology, at an international training center of excellence.