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Mildred MG Olivier MD 2014Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD

Dr. Olivier began her term as an at-large member of the Board of Trustees in 2013. A veteran of frequent medical missions to Haiti beginning in 1993, Dr. Olivier has been a key member of the Academy's Task Force on Haiti Recovery following Haiti's earthquake of 2010. She also serves on the Academy's AAOE Electronic Medical Records committee and is a past member of the Knowledge Base Panel for Glaucoma and a graduate of the Leadership Development Program. She has served on the Advisory Council of the National Eye Institute, the Women's Task Force, and the Women and Diversity Committee at ARVO. She is an AAO delegate to the AMA. She is past chair of AMA's Education and Training Committee on the Commission to End Health Disparities. Dr. Olivier serves on the board of Prevent Blindness America and is past chair of its scientific committee. She is past president of the Chicago Glaucoma Society, and is active in the American Glaucoma Society, as well as on the board of the American Glaucoma Society Foundation.  Dr. Olivier is president-elect for 2013 of Women in Ophthalmology.  

Dr. Olivier presented on the AAO/PAAO Task Force for Haiti Recovery and Organizational Collaboration at the World Glaucoma Conference in Berlin. She is published in major, peer-reviewed journals and co-authored the Glaucoma Section in Clinical Eye Atlas. She coauthored the book, Maintaining the Target Intraocular Pressure

Dr. Olivier is Associate Professor at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and at Midwestern University. She is the CEO and founder of the Midwest Glaucoma Center. She received her bachelor's degree from Loyola University and her medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University. She completed her residency at Columbia University/Harlem Hospital Center and her fellowship at the Kresge Eye Institute.

Dr. Olivier's work has earned various honors including the American Glaucoma Society's Humanitarian Award (2012), AAO's Secretariat Award
(2011), AMA's Dr. Nathan Davis Award for International Medicine (2011), the Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology's Benjamin F. Boyd Humanitarian Award (2011), and Prevent Blindness America's Person of Vision Award (2010).


Direct Financial Relationships with Industry

Company and Role Amount Received
Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Consultant/Advisor, Lecture Fees <$10,000
Allergan, Inc., Lecture Fees <$10,000
Santen, Inc., Consultant/Advisor <$10,000