mildred mg olivier, md, facs
Assistant Dean for Diversity
Global Health Chair for Chicago Medical School
Professor of Ophthalmology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Mildred M. G. Olivier, M.D., is Assistant Dean for Diversity, Global Health Chair for Chicago Medical School and Professor of Ophthalmology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. Her academic work includes clinical instruction of medical students and residents in glaucoma. She is the founder and CEO of the Midwest Glaucoma Center, P.C. Dr. Olivier is a member-at-large of the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Past President of Women in Ophthalmology. She serves on the Diversity Issues Committee at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). She previously served on the Advisory Council of the National Eye Institute, and is an AAO delegate to the American Medical Association. Since 2004, she has been a member of the steering committee for AMA’s Commission to End Health Care Disparities. In addition, she is past president of the Chicago Glaucoma Society and is Treasurer of the American Glaucoma Society Foundation. Dr. Olivier served on the board for Prevent Blindness America. She is also a board member of the DuSable Museum of African American History. Dr. Olivier has published in peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored books and book chapters. She served on the AAO’s COMPASS panel for glaucoma. Dr. Olivier has been conducting regular medical missions to Haiti since 1993. She is frequently called upon to speak on glaucoma, health care disparities and global health at national and international medical conferences.