Meri is a senior lecturer in the Discipline of Orthoptics, School of Allied Health. Her teaching focus includes ocular anatomy and physiology, eye disease and low vision rehabilitation. Meri's research interests include treatment and low vision intervention for patient's with macular disease and diabetic retinopathy.
Meri is co-editor of the Australian Orthoptic Journal, the official and peer-reviewed journal of Orthoptics Australia and was Managing Editor of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (the official peer-reviewed journal of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists) in 2011 and 2013. Meri has also sat on the Human Ethics Committee for the Faculty of Health Sciences. As part of her commitment to working with people with vision impairment, Meri has taken on a volunteer role with the Australian Paralympic Committee and is a qualified national certifier of vision impaired athletes.