Justine SMITH (Australia)

Justine R. Smith is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Eye & Vision Health at Flinders University, and Future Fellow of the Australian Research Council. She holds a number of prominent international positions within the eye and vision research, and ophthalmology communities. She is an International Councillor of the International Ocular Inflammation Society and is Chair of the Executive Committee Board. She serves on the Executive Committee of the American Uveitis Society, and is Past-President of the Society. She is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Board of Directors of the International Council of Ophthalmology. She is the 2017-2022 Executive Vice-President of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Justine runs a weekly clinic, managing patient with inflammatory eye disease, and she participates in multiple international initiatives aimed at improving clinical outcomes for patients with these conditions. She also heads a translational research laboratory, which focuses on basic mechanisms of infectious and non-infectious inflammatory, neovascular and malignant eye diseases.