Catherine Green, an ophthalmic surgeon and educator was appointed Deputy Director of the Moansh Institure for Health anc Clinical Education in September 2019. In addition to her clinical work, she has throughout her career pursued keen interests in education, leadership and governance. Prior to joining MIHCE, she served as the Chair of two Boards of Examiners, a member of the Board of Directors and the Dean of Education for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO). Catherine has made a significant contribution in international ophthalmology, with a focus on sustainable development through high quality education programs, playing a key role in collaborations in Cambodia, the Pacific and Papua New Guinea. Since 2010, she has been the convenor of the Leadership Development Programs of both RANZCO and the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), and was integral to their establishment. Catherine holds international positions on the Council of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology and the Board of the International Council of Ophthalmology.
In 2017, she was recognised as an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to ophthalmology as a clinician, through executive roles with national and international professional groups, to research and education, and to eye health care programs in the Asia-Pacific.
Selection into health professions education
Head of the Glaucoma Unit, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
Private Practice, Lansdowne Eye Clinic, East Melbourne
Ophthalmology, FRANZCO, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)
Medicine, MBChB, University of Cape Town
Surgical Education, MSurgEd, University of Melbourne
Medical Science, MMedSc, University of Tasmania