Janelle Tong

PhD Candidate, CFEH Staff Optometrist

BOptom (Hons), BSc

Janelle graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)/Bachelor of Science degree from UNSW Australia where she was awarded the University Medal.  Prior to joining CFEH, she worked in a full-scope private practice in Sydney, where she developed her interest in managing posterior ocular disease. In addition to her involvement as a clinical optometrist at CFEH, Janelle is currently undertaking her PhD studies with a PhD titled ‘Application of novel techniques enabling detection of early function deficits in ocular pathologies’.  This research will continue the work she began as a research optometrist at CFEH to develop new methods that enable the early, accurate detection of eye diseases such as glaucoma.