Finding cures for children's genetic diseases

About Us

Professor Frank Martin MBBS FRANZCO FRACS AM, President

Frank Martin is a visiting ophthalmologist at The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network at Westmead and Randwick and at Sydney Eye Hospital. He is past President of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) and President of the Asia-Pacific Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He serves on the Board of  APAO and of the  the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and is Director of Society Development and Leadership for the ICO. He is the Vice Chairman of the Eye Surgeons Foundation and was President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists from 1996 to 1997. He is also Chairman of the Westmead Research Hub and on the Board of the Lowy Medical Foundation. Professor Martin has been a CMRI Board member since 1986 and elected President in April 2000. Professor Martin serves on the Institute’s Audit and Risk Committee, Finance and Investment Committee, Intellectual Property Committee and chairs the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. He is also a Member of the CMRI Building Foundation Executive Committee.