WCSM awards sixth silver medal

Professor Shahine Pardhan has been awarded the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers’ (WCSM) silver medal in recognition of academic and clinical achievements.

The WCSM said it chose the UK’s first female professor of optometry to present its sixth silver medal to during a lunch at Apothecaries’ Hall in London.

Liz Shilling, master of the WCSM, said: ‘Prof Pardhan has demonstrated sustained, career-long commitment to our founding principle of working for better vision for all, not just in terms of her personal record of achievement, but also as an inspirational advocate and mentor of research colleagues and as a champion for greater diversity and inclusion.

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