Rupal Lovell-Patel

Academic Lead - Vision SciencesSchool of Medicine and Dentistry

Rupal is the Academic Lead for Vision Sciences at the University, she is a registered Optometrist committed to raising the standards of professional practice and education within the optometric community. After graduating from University of Bradford and undertaking registration as an Optometrist, she returned to academia in Bradford as a Clinical Demonstrator. In 2002, Rupal moved to Cambridge to join Anglia Ruskin University where she was a Principal Lecturer and Director of Clinics until 2018. Alongside her teaching and management roles within the University, she is a College of Optometrists Examiner for the Final Assessment of the Scheme for Registration (OSCE). She is a Principal Fellow for the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Careers in Optics working group as well as European Academy of Optometry and Optics Education Committee.