Committees

At Glaucoma Australia, our Staff and Council members are supported by skilled committees which offer expert knowledge toward Our Mission: To eliminate glaucoma blindness. These volunteer committees include:

  • Executive Committee
  • Sustainability Committee
  • Ophthalmology Committee
  • Optometry Committee
  • Pharmacy Committee
  • Research Commitee
  • Independent Research Panel
  • IT Committee

Executive Committee

  • Ronald J Spithill - President
  • Rowan McMonnies - Vice President
  • Deborah Zeigler - Secretary
  • David Koob - Treasurer

Sustainability Committee

  • Eugene Catanzariti - Chair
  • David Koob
  • Deborah Zeigler
  • Rowan McMonnies
  • James Christensen

Ophthalmology Committee

  • Dr Simon Skalicky - Chair
  • Dr Mark Chiang 
  • Dr Jennifer Fan Gaskin
  • Dr Shweta Kaushik
  • Dr Jonathan Ng
  • Dr Simon Phipps
  • Dr Sam Dance
         

Expert Advisory Panel

  • Dr Hamish Dunn - Chair
  • Dr Colin Clement 
  • Dr Katherine Masselos
  • Prof Allison McKendrick
  • Dr Tu Tran
  • Dr David Wechsler
  • Dr Brian Ang
  • Dr Stuart Graham


Optometry Committee

  • Dr Benjamin Ashby - Chair
  • Theresa Bui
  • Inez Hsing
  • Jack Phu
  • Anthony Sargeant

Pharmacy Committee

  • Suzanne Schultz - Chair
  • Kirsten McKerrell 
  • Simon Carroll
  • Amanda Seeto
  • Helen Stone
  • Andrew Matthews

Research Committee

  • Dr Simon Skalicky - Chair
  • David Koob
  • Dr Ben Ashby
  • Suzanne Schultz 


Independent Research Panel

  • Prof Allison McKendrick
  • A/Prof Andrew White
  • Andrew Matthews
  • Dr George Kong
  • Dr Jennifer Fan Gaskin
  • A/Prof Bang Bui

IT Committee

  • Maree Obrien - Chair

 


Our History

In 1986 an ophthalmologist and a glaucoma patient formed a Steering Committee to create a Glaucoma Foundation as there was no lay organisation concentrating specifically on glaucoma in Australia.

Council Members

Information about the members of the Council which govern Glaucoma Australia, their qualifications and experience.

Committees

At Glaucoma Australia, our Staff and Council members are supported by skilled committees which offer expert knowledge toward Our Mission: To eliminate glaucoma blindness.


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