Dr. Ahmad Ashraf Amalius

Lecturer, Department of Histology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hasanuddin

Previous experience:
− January 2014 – present: Lecturer staff of Histology Department, Medical Faculty,
Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
− January 2013 – present: Ophthalmologist at Hasanuddin University Teaching
Hospital, Makassar, Indonesia
− April 2013 – present: Ophthalmologist at Barru District Hospital, District of Barru,
South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia (part timer)
− November 2012 – present: staff of Ophthalmology Department, Hasanuddin
University, Makassar, Indonesia
− November 2012 – October 2013: Ophthalmologist at Lanto Daeng Pasewang
Hospital, District of Jeneponto, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia (part timer)
− April 2011 – September 2012: Ophthalmologist at Natuna Hospital, District of
Natuna, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia.

Educational background:
− January 2006 – March 2011: Magister of science in Biomedic (Combined degree with
Resident Training Program), Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia.
− January 2009 – December 2010: Master in Public Health (Community Eye Health) at
Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
− 1998–2004: Medical Faculty for General Medicine, Hasanuddin University,
Makassar, Indonesia.

Papers:
− Dry Eye in Active Smokers in Makassar (Thesis for Ophthalmology Training,
Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia, 2010)
− Relationship Between Use of Contraceptive Agents and Dry Eye (Thesis for Master
in Public Health in Community Eye Health, Pakistan Institute of Community
Ophthalmology, Peshawar, Pakistan 2010)
− Cataract Operations in Three Center of Excellences Eye Care Services in Makassar
From 2007 – 2009 (Poster Presentation at The 25th Congress of The Asia Pacific
Academy of Ophthalmology, Beijing, 2010)
− Central Retinal artery Occlusion after Blunt Trauma (Poster Presentation at The 33rd
Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Ophthalmology Association, Jakarta, 2007)
− Complications of Phacoemulsification in beginner phacosurgeon in Makassar
(Ophthalmologist Paper contest, Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian
Ophthalmology Association, Bandung, 2015)
− Situational Analysis of Eye Care Services in South Sulawesi (Ophthalmologist Paper
contest, Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Ophthalmology Association,
Jakarta, 2016)
− Complication of cataract surgery in Ophthalmology resident in Hasanuddin University
(Ophthalmologist Paper contest, Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian
Ophthalmology Association, Malang, 2017)

Professional activity:
− Field coordinator, Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) survey in South
Sulawesi, 2013
− Coordinator of Inclusive System for Effective Eyecare (I-SEE) in South Sulawesi,
Cooperation with Christoffel Blindenmission Indonesia (NGO)
− Chairman of Fighting Blindness Symposium 2013, Makassar, 2013.
− Chairman of Fighting Blindness Symposium 2014, Makassar 2015
− Chairman of Fighting Blindness Symposium 2017, Makassar 2017.
− Coordinator of Indonesian Ophthalmologist Association branch of South Sulawesi
World Sight Day Celebration 2015, Makassar 2015.
− Coordinator of Indonesian Ophthalmologist Association branch of South Sulawesi
World Sight Day Celebration 2016, Makassar 2016.
− Coordinator of Indonesian Ophthalmologist Association branch of South Sulawesi
World Sight Day Celebration 2017, Makassar 2017.

Professional membership:
− Member of Indonesian Ophthalmologist Association
− Member of Indonesian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
− Chairman of Interest group for Indonesian Community Ophthalmology (2016 –
present)
− Coordinator of Prevention of Cataract Blindness Division, Indonesian
Ophthalmologist Association Branch of South Sulawesi (2013 – 2016).
− Coordinator of Prevention of Cataract Blindness Division, Indonesian
Ophthalmologist Association Branch of South Sulawesi (2016 – present).

Inspirational motto or quote:
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

Aspirations after completing the Health-I program:
Hopefully, I could perform clinical research in the field of ophthalmology in the community and hospital with proper knowledge and skill.

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