Macular Disease Foundation Australia is pleased to welcome Associate Professor Nitin Verma AM, FRANZCO, MD, MMed, Dip NBE onto the Board of Directors.
Elizabeth Carr, Chairman of the Macular Disease Foundation Australia says, “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Associate Professor Nitin Verma to the Board. He has been a long standing member of the medical committee where his expertise and guidance has been of great benefit to the Foundation and the macular disease community for which we serve.”
The Foundation appreciates his contribution in his existing role as a member of the medical committee and now in his new role as Board Director. Dr Verma has also been appointed onto the Foundation’s research committee.
Dr Verma is a leading ophthalmologist with a special interest in retinal diseases who has published and presented more than 100 papers. He is a Consulting Ophthalmologist at the Hobart Eye Clinic and Calvary Hospital, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Senior Lecturer of Ophthalmology at the University of Tasmania and Head of Department of the eye clinic at the Royal Hobart Hospital. He is a Board Member and Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO), and Board Member of RANZCO Eye Foundation and Foresight Australia and the national Hospitaller for St John Ambulance Australia. Dr Verma is also the Honorary Consul in Tasmania for Timor Leste. He was awarded the Order of Australia in 2010 for his service to ophthalmology.
17 October 2014