Academic Opthalmology Team

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Name Position Extension Email Account Name Email Domain Name
Prof Christopher Hammond Frost Chair of Opthalmology 88543 chris.hammond
Dr Pirro Hysi Lecturer 88545 pirro.hysi
Dr Omar Mahroo Honorary Senior Lecturer 81504 omar.mahroo
Dr Zak Jarrar Honorary Academic Clinical Fellow zakariya.jarrar
Diana Kozareva Research Assistant 88541 diana.kozareva
Maria Bell PA to Chris Hammond 89055 maria.bell
Mark Simcoe PhD Student 86753 mark.simcoe
Karina Patasova PhD Student 86753 karina.patasova