The retirement of Dr Paul Beaumont as a director from the Macular Disease Foundation Australia board was announced at the Foundation’s Annual General Meeting in Sydney on 10 December 2013.
Dr Beaumont is the founding director of the Macular Disease Foundation Australia and has given 12 years of service to the Foundation. Over the period of his tenure Dr Beaumont’s roles have included chairman of the Foundation's board and medical committee, NSW state chairman, and member of the research committee.
In response to the announcement of Dr Beaumont’s retirement, Macular Disease Foundation Australia Patron Ita Buttrose, on behalf of the Foundation and the wider macular degeneration community, thanked Dr Beaumont for his outstanding commitment and dedication to improving the eye health of Australians.
Elizabeth Carr, Chairman, Macular Disease Foundation Australia says, “Thank you Dr Beaumont for your foresight and courage to establish a Foundation with the aim to reduce the incidence and impact of macular degeneration in Australia. Your commitment to those living with macular degeneration, their families and carers, will have a long lasting and far reaching effect.”
12 December 2013