Queensland’s Kate Gifford has been appointed to the role of Optometry Australia’s 41st National President. She is only the second female to hold the role.
Ms. Gifford succeeds Andrew Harris who has completed his second three-year term (2007-2010, 2011-2014).
Kate (nee Johnson) is the sole practice owner of Gerry & Johnson Optometrists in Brisbane’s CBD. She graduated from Queensland University of Technology in 2003 with first class honours and a University Medal and has speciality interests in contact lenses, binocular vision, paediatrics and myopia control.