• The University of Western Australia (M709), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • The University of Western Australia (M501), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Angus Turner is a Western Australian ophthalmologist based at the Lions Eye Institute. He completed medical training at the University of Western Australia (UWA), before studying at Oxford University and completing a Masters of Evidence Based Medicine. Ophthalmology training was undertaken in Melbourne, followed by post-graduate training at University of Sydney in refractive surgical procedures.

As Director of Outback Vision, Dr Turner is actively involved in the delivery of specialist outreach services to remote and Indigenous communities in the Kimberley, Pilbara, Goldfields, Great Southern, and South West regions.

Dr Turner is an Associate Professor at UWA, where he is engaged in a number of research projects at the Lions Eye Institute, focusing on service delivery for remote and Indigenous people. Dr Turner is also an ophthalmology teacher for the Rural Clinical School.

Scholarships and Awards

NHMRC Scholarship 2008

Rhodes Scholar 2002

Bill Jackson Remote Health Medical Scholarship to Canada 1999

J Flynn Remote Health Medical Scholarship to Christmas Island, 1996-2000

Winthrop Scholarship to St George's College

Previous positions

September-December 2009: Visiting Fellowship, Frontier Hospital, Queenstown, South Africa sponsored by the Fred Hollows Foundation

January-August 2009: Research Fellow, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne


Dr Turner delivered the Fred Hollows Lecture at the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists 2018 annual congress.

Research Grants

CIB on NHMRC Partnership Grant 1169813 Improved early diagnosis of eye disease by integration of retinal photography and artificial intelligence to build an opportunistic screening service in regional and remote primary settings

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

External positions

Board member, Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia

2019 → …

Head, Remote & Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Lions Eye Institute

Jan 2011 → …


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