Catherine Green, AO

Associate Professor Catherine Green, AO


Deputy Director

Catherine is an ophthalmic surgeon and educator and the Deputy Director of the Monash Institute of Health and Clinical Education (MIHCE). Throughout her career, in addition to her work as a clinician, she has pursued interests in education, leadership and governance. Prior to joining MIHCE, she served as the Chair of two Boards of Examiners, a Board Director and the Dean of Education for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO). She is also the Head of the Glaucoma Unit at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

Catherine has contributed to education collaborations focussing on sustainable development through high quality education program development 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 appointed 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.

Catherine is the course co-ordinator for the Graduate Certificate of Health Professions Education and the course director for the short courses, Assessment in Health Professions Education and Technology for Education in Clinical Healthcare (EdTech).