RANZCO: first female president

Dr Heather Mack will become the first female president of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) at the RANZCO Congress in Adelaide, in November.

A senior, Melbourne-based consultant with a focus on visual electrophysiology and medical retinal disorders, Dr Mack headed RANZCO’s CPD committee from 2004 to 2011 and was the College’s first female treasurer – a role she continues to hold until her election as president.

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