AOA President, Dr. Dori Carlson, 2012 Commencement Speaker
The first female President of the American Optometric Association (AOA) will be the College's commencement speaker on June 3rd. Dori Carlson, O.D. became President of the AOA in the Summer of 2011.
A graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry, Dr. Carlson has private practices in Park River, North Dakota and Grafton, North Dakota. She serves on the North Dakota's Blue Cross Blue Shield Advisory Committee and was chair of North Dakota's Managed Care Committee, Hospital Privileges Committee and Mentoring Committee. In addition, she was featured on the cover of Women in Optometry in June 2011.