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Dr Katherine Williams

Education/Academic qualification

  • Postgraduate Certificate , PGCert Clinical Education, King's College London

    2015
  • FRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists

    2013
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBChB, University of Bristol

    2006

Professional Qualifications

  • MBChB PG Cert (Clin Ed) FHEA FRCOphth,

Biographical details

Katie M Williams MBChB PG Cert (Clin Ed) FHEA FRCOphth

I am a MRC Clinical Research Fellow at the Departments of Ophthalmology & Twin Research. I am working towards a PhD under the supervision of Professor Chris Hammond. I am also an Ophthalmology Specialist Trainee with the London Deanery.

Research interests

My research interest is the epidemiology, aetiology and genetics of myopia. I am working towards a PhD on "Cognitive, behavioural, environmental and genetic associations of myopia in the Twins Early Development Study"

Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

TheConversation.com | Whats behind the global rise in myopia prevalence?

Katherine Williams (Presenter)

Jul 2016

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American Academy of Ophthalmology | EyeNet Magazine

Katherine Williams (Interviewee)

Nov 2015

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Financial Times | Winners and losers from the startling rise in short-sightedness

Katherine Williams (Interviewee)

27 May 2015

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The Independent | The digital age has helped to create a generation of short-sighted people, research finds

Katherine Williams (Interviewee)

11 May 2015

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The Guardian | Shortsightedness on the rise across Europe, say researchers

Katherine Williams (Interviewee)

11 May 2015

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

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