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Dr James Sunter Muecke AM is an ophthalmologist working in Adelaide, South Australia, and 2020 Australian of the Year, having been South Australian of the Year.. Early life. Muecke was born in Adelaide, and trained as a doctor at the University of Adelaide. Professional life. Muecke began his career in Kenya. He relocated to South Australia and became an eye surgeon and blindness prevention ...\r\n— Dr James Muecke. About Dr James Muecke Dr James Muecke AM is a South Australian based ophthalmologist and visiting consultant at Royal Adelaide and Women’s and Children’s Hospitals. Throughout his 25-year career, Dr Muecke has felt a strong sense of moral duty to help people in disadvantaged countries.\r\nnational; Dr James Muecke announced as 2020 Australian of the Year. An eye surgeon has been honoured in Canberra for his work in preventing blindness and named the 2020 Australian of the Year.\r\nMr James Muecke Class of 1981. James attended CGS from 1976 to 1981 and was in Burgmann House. He is an eye surgeon based at the South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology. He graduated with Honours from Adelaide University Medical School in 1988.\r\nOphthalmologist James Muecke plans to use his new title to increase awareness about the debilitating consequences of diabetes, but behind the scenes he has had to face his own health challenge.\r\nSouth Australian eye surgeon Dr James Muecke has vowed to use his platform as Australian of the Year to advocate for measures to tackle preventable blindness caused by diabetes - including a tax ...\r\nDr James Muecke, an eye surgeon who has dedicated his professional career to preventing blindness among the poorest people in the world, has been recognised as the 2020 Australian of the Year.\r\nDr James Muecke. Educational programs were established to train local doctors in treating glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic sight loss, measles and other causes of blindness.\r\nOphthalmologist Dr James Muecke AM has been recognised as Australian of the Year for South Australia. Dr Muecke, who co-founded Sight For All ten years ago, said being named as such was “a lovely honour”, adding that the best thing about the award is that it recognises the impact Sight For All is having on over one million people each year and provides a platform to do more.\r\nSince starting his medical career in Kenya, 56-year-old Dr James Muecke AM has been passionate about fighting blindness. His focus now is the leading cause of blindness in adults – type 2 diabetes – a spiralling epidemic that's impacting nearly one-in-ten Australians.\r\n