Ms Cassandra Haines

Lecturer in Optometry

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Cassandra is a part time Associate Lecturer in Optometry, conducting clinical skills for 3rd and 5th years, and some lectures for 4th years. She supervises at the Flinders Health2GO clinic; which is open to staff, students and the public for eye examinations.

Cassandra is conducting a PhD in Children's Vision Screening, developing an evidence-based screening protocol for detecting childhood visual disorders.

Outside of Flinders University she works for Optometry Australia as a Policy and Advocacy Advisor, writing guidelines and providing clinical advice to members. She also writes for Myopia Profile, an educational website for Optometrists and Parents of children with Short Sightedness. Cassandra also is on the board of Optometry Vic/SA.