Professor David R Owens is the Clinical lead for Diabetes Related Retinopathy in the Diabetes Research Group, Swansea University Medical School. He provides support to the MSc Diabetes Practice course and supervision for PhD projects, both in the Unit and elsewhere. He is a regular external examiner of various dissertations both nationally and internationally.
Professor Owens works closely with the International Diabetes Federation in producing educational material on diabetes related eye disease and formulating programmes for future conferences on diabetes complications. He has been involved over many years in supporting the development of diabetes services in a number of developing counti