Dr Kowal had specialised training in Strabismus in the USA in 1986-7 and has been Head of the Ocular Motility Clinic at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital since 1992. He has a large national and international influence on strabismus teaching and research, including training numerous Australian and international ophthalmologists in strabismus.
2017 – WSPOS Strabismus Keynote Speaker, Barcelona
2018 – AAPOS Kushner Lecturer
2019 – American Academy Ophthalmology, Subspecialty Day ‘Pediatric Ophthalmology’, Invited Speaker
2022 – Keynote Speaker, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Network of India, Kolkata, August
2023 – Invited speaker at AAPOS Fall meeting, September
2023 – Keynote Speaker Belgian Strabismological Association, November
MBBS, FRANZCO, FRACS