The award has been announced by the American Academy for Pakistani student Rabia Mobeen.
Rabia Mobeen’s family says she is pursuing a PhD in eye diseases at an Australian university.
According to the family, Rabia will travel to the United States on October 10 to receive her award.
In this regard, Rabia Mobeen says that this award is being given by the American Academy, a major organization of the field of ophthalmology in the United States.
Rabia Mobeen received her M.Phil. in Optometry degree in 2016 and BS Optometry in 2010 both with distinctions from College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, which is one of the renowned institutes of Optometry in Pakistan.
After completion of her bachelor’s degree, she was appointed as a Faculty Fellow in the same institute. She has a vast experience as a clinician at Mayo Hospital, Lahore and teaching of almost eight years at both graduate and postgraduate level in KEMU, Pakistan.
As a researcher, she has appeared in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.
She is currently working on her Ph.D. project at UNSW under supervision of Prof Fiona Stapleton, A/Prof Blanka Golebiowski and Dr. Cecilia Chao for which she has been awarded two scholarships. She has been the recipient of many awards during the course of her Ph.D.