Mrs Demi Gertig

Associate Lecturer

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt North
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Demi is currently on leave while undertaking a PhD canditature at Flinders Eyes and Vision as a Clinican Scientist. She is investing inflammatory eye disease at the cellular level, with the hopes of novel treatment advances or further understanding of pathophysiology.

Upon graduating from Flinders in 2015 Demi practiced in corporate optometry for a short period before starting an 18month training program with one of Adelaide Corneal Specialist in Ophthalmology. Here she developed a keen interest for optometric management of anterior segment pathology. Demi now teaches at the university part-time and undertakes locum work part-time.

Honours, awards and grants

2015 Rural and Remote Optometry Award

Key responsibilities

Demi is currently co-topic coordinator for the Clinical Placements topics within the Optometry program. Additionally she teaches in the clinical skills topics for optometry and is a regular supervisor for masters students in Flinders Vision. Demi also co-supervises a master research project.

Topic coordinator
OPTO8008 Clinical Placements 2
OPTO8009 Clinical Placements 3
Topic lecturer
OPTO8006 Optometry 3