Dr Mahesh Joshi
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Dr Mahesh Joshi

Lecturer in Optometry

School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences)

Role

Lecturer in Optometry



Qualifications

PhD - Visual Neuroscience - Glasgow Caledonian University, UK (2016)

MPhil - Optometry and Visual Science - Buskerud University College, Norway (2011)

Bachelor in Optometry - Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2002)

Professional membership

Trinidad and Tobago Opticians Registration Council: May 2018 - present

Vision Sciences Society: 2014 - present

Norwegain Directorate for Health: 2012 - 2013

Nepal Health Professions Council: 2006 - present

Teaching interests

Module Lead:
OPT303 Advanced Optometric Practice 


Module Teacher/Supervisor:
OPT 502 Specialist Optometry Skills
OPT 503 Paediatric and Binocular Vision
OPT 301 Project Studies 2




Research interests

My research interests are in using behavioural methods to investigate visual functions such as global motion and form perception in normal development, ageing, and clinical conditions. I am also interested in understanding the role of perceptual learning in visual enhancements and neural correlates of such processes.

Journal Articles:

Joshi,M. R. ,Simmers A. J., Jeon S. T. (2016) '' Concurrent investigation of global motion and form processing in amblyopia: an equivalent noise approach .''   Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 57(11):5015-5022.

Joshi, M. R. , & Falkenberg, H. K(2015). ''Development of radial optic flow pattern sensitivity at different speeds.'' Vision Research, 11 0, 68-75.  

Sah, R.P.,Gautam, P., Shrestha J. B., Joshi,M. R. (2015). ''Usher syndrome: case reports of two siblings.''  Optometry and Visual Performance, 3 (3),7-10.  

Khanal, S., Thapa, M., Racette, L., Johnson, R., Davey, P. G., Joshi, M. R.,& Shrestha, G. S.(2014). '' Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in glaucomatous Nepalese eyes and its relation with visual field sensitivity. ''Journal of Optometry (4), 217–224.       

Shrestha,R.K., Joshi, M. R., Ghising, R.,& Rizyal, A. (2011). ''Ocular morbidity among children attending government and private schools of Kathmandu valley.'' Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 51 (184),182-188.

Shrestha,R.K., Joshi, M. R., Shakya, S.,& Ghising, R. (2010). ''Color vision defects in school going children.'' Journal of Nepal Medical Association,50 (180), 264-266.  

Joshi, M.R. , & Shakya, S. (2009). ''Change in refractive status of the patients undergoing phacoemulsification surgery.''Nepal Medical College Journal, 11 (1), 19-22.  

Joshi, M.R. , Yamagata, Y., Akura, J., & Shakya, S. (2008). ''The efficacy of low vision devices for students in specialized schools for students who are blind in Kathmandu valley, Nepal.'' Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 102(7), 430-435.  

Shrestha,R.K., Joshi, M. R., Ghising, R.,Pradhan, P., Shakya, S., & Rizyal, A. (2006). ''Ocular morbidity among children studying in private schools of Kathmandu valley: A prospective cross sectional study.'' Nepal Medical College Journal, 8(1), 43-46.

 

Conference Proceedings/Presentations: 

Joshi, M.R., Simmers A.J., Jeon S. T. (2018). "Motion cues aids perception of implied motion in amblyopia." at 18th Annual Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Florida, USA. [Presentation] 

Jeon S.T., Joshi, M. R., Simmers A. J. (2015). "Noise reveals abnormal global integration of motion and form in strabismic amblyopia." Perception, 44 (S1), 338. 38th European Congress of Visual Perception, Liverpool, UK. [Poster]               

Joshi, M. R., Simmers A. J., Jeon S. T. (2015). "Deficits in integration of global motion and form in noise is associated with the severity and type of amblyopia." Journal of Vision, 15, 193. 15th Annual Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Florida, USA. [Presentation] 

Joshi, M. R., Simmers A. J., Jeon S. T. (2014). "Limiting factors in form and motion perception: shared locally, differentiated globally." Journal of Vision, 14, 1418. 14th Annual Vision Sciences Society Meeting, Florida, USA. [Poster]

Joshi, M. R., Simmers A. J., Jeon S. T. (2013). "Concurrent characterization of dorsal & ventral pathway with equivalent noise paradigm." Perception, 42 (S1), 210. 36th European Congress of Visual Perception, Bremen, Germany. [Poster]

Joshi, M. R., & Falkenberg, H. K. (2012). "Development of optic flow sensitivity in school-aged children of Kathmandu.Perception,41 (S1), 119. 35th European Congress of Visual Perception, Italy. [Poster]     

Joshi, M. R., Yamagata, Y., Akura, J., & Shakya, S. (2009). ''The efficacy of low vision devices for students in specialized schools for students who are blind in Kathmandu valley, Nepal.'' 17th Asia Pacific Optometry Congress, Hong Kong. [Poster]


Links

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mahesh_Raj_Joshi


Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.nz/citations?user=PsqnR9QAAAAJ&hl=en