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About SickKids

June 4, 2013

Wong to lead Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

Dr. Agnes Wong has been appointed Chief of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at SickKids, effective July 1. Wong is currently Staff Ophthalmologist and Senior Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, at SickKids.

Wong is also Professor of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Neurology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. She is the inaugural recipient of the John and Melinda Thompson Chair in Vision Neurosciences at The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto.

Wong’s research focus is on understanding the neural mechanisms of different forms of strabismus, abnormal eye movements, and amblyopia. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and has single-authored a textbook entitled Eye Movement Disorders. She has received numerous prestigious awards in recognition of her high quality of clinical teaching and research supervision, and is a much sought-after speaker who has delivered over 110 named lectureships/visiting professorships.