The Optometry Connection Team

Jeff Megahan

Jeff joined Optometry Australia in 2012, taking over the role of Editor for a number of magazines, including Pharma, the venerated precursor to Optometry Connection. He has an established reputation in optometric circles as an editor with a wide-ranging knowledge of health care, ocular therapeutics and medical equipment.
Kerryn Hart
Clinical Editor

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In addition to her role as Clinical Editor, Kerryn is the Policy & Standards Advisor at Optometry Australia. She is also the Clinical Skills Teacher in Optometry at Deakin University and works within the Australian College of Optometry’s specialist clinics. She has worked and volunteered extensively overseas, particularly in Cambodia and Vietnam.
Simon Hanna
Education Editor


Since 2014, Simon has worked with Optometry Australia, representing the profession to the Federal Government on key issues, including Medicare and private health insurance, in his capacity as National Professional Development and Clinical Policy Manager. Simon also locums regularly as a practicing clinician across Victoria.
Sophie Koh
National Professional Services Advisor

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Sophie has taught optometry students over the past decade and has had diverse experience working in both public health and corporate sectors across metro, rural and outback Australia. She has also had extensive experience working with ophthalmology teams and non-profit organisations in the Northern Territory, East Timor, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
Mark Cushway
Partnership Director

Mark has nearly 20 years’ experience in developing strategic business relationships with eye health suppliers to help optometrists provide better patient care. Mark created and co-founded mivision ophthalmic journal in 2005 and mieducation in 2011. He was the editor and co-publisher of mivision before selling the title in late 2018 to launch his marketing communications business Fresh Media.


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