Professor Monica Chaudhry

Professor Monica Chaudhry is a Consultant Optometrist and Educator who has experience of more than 3 decades as academic and clinical experience. She has recently moved out to be a freelancer educationist, strategy advisor and practitioner with extraordinary skills in optometry education. She is now the founder of an online optometry upskilling education platform “Learn beyond Vision”. She has also instituted some centers of excellence and vision centers, which aim to be unique referral, academic and research units. Her name is well-known as a contact lens and low vision specialist and has patient referral from far and wide. She is the Advisor and Adjunct Professor in Optometry School of G D Goenka University.

Prof Chaudhry has served at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. She also had academic experience with School IGNOU University and Amity University and has recently retired as Director of School of Health Sciences, Ansal University. She has been associated with leading eye care industries like Menicon, Johnson and Johnson, Baush+Lomb, Alcon, Essilor etc as key opinion leader, faculty, consultant or an advisor.

In recognition to her contribution to the field of academic’s medical service she has been awarded the “Shreshtshree Award“ by the Delhi Citizen Forum and Australian Leadership Fellowship Award in 2012 and in 2015 she was awarded the IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year (Asia Pacific) award.

She was the Chairman of Optometry Council of India. She has been appointed as the task force of curriculum development by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

She has been actively involved in organizing conferences, seminars, national and international workshops, faculty development programs and many corporate training programs. She has chaired many scientific sessions and presented many papers in National/International Optometry and Ophthalmology conferences. She has travelled abroad extensively and attended many international trainings and conferences. She has written chapters in books and published three books.