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    Expert advisors

    Expert advisors oversee every aspect of MDFA's work, and the information we provide to the macular disease community.

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    Macular Disease Foundation Australia works collaboratively with many individuals, who are expert within their fields. Our expert advisors are volunteers, and we’re grateful for their contribution to our work.

    Expert Advisors

    Our Medical Committee, Research Committee, Audit and Risk Committee and Client Services Committee operate under the Board, each with a Chair and consisting of several Board members.

    All committees have terms of reference approved by the Board and meet quarterly.

    Our Consumer Reference Group meets informally on an ad hoc basis and provides MDFA with opinions from members of our community with lived experience of macular disease.

    • Medical Committee

      A/Prof Alex Hunyor (Chair, NSW)
      Dr Amanda Greaves (Qld)
      Dr Alex Harper (Vic)
      Dr David Hilford (Qld)
      A/Prof Anthony Kwan (Qld)
      Dr Tharmalingam Mahendrarajah (NT)
      Prof Paul Mitchell AO (NSW)
      Dr Grant Raymond (SA)
      A/Prof Peter van Wijngaarden (Vic)
      Dr Xia Ni Wu (WA)
      Ms Dee Hopkins (MDFA CEO)

    • Consumer Reference Group

      Mr Ashley Chapman
      Mr Richard Grills
      Mr Des Morton
      Mrs Val Nicholson
      Mrs Gillian Prikulis
      Mr Robert Prikulis
      Mr Jim Pringle
      Ms Jenny Solomon
      Mr Peter Wilkinson OAM
      Ms Dee Hopkins (MDFA CEO)

    • Research Committee

      A/Prof Anthony Kwan (Chair)
      Dr Fred Chen
      A/Prof Samantha Fraser-Bell
      Ms Imelda Lynch
      A/Prof Peter van Wijngaarden
      Ms Dee Hopkins (MDFA CEO)

    • Audit and Risk Committee

      Mr Neil Wykes OAM (Chair)
      Mr Ashley Chapman
      Brigadier John Fenwick
      Mr Robert Kaye SC
      Mr Paul Rogan
      Ms Dee Hopkins (MDFA CEO)

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