Marie Carole Boucher
Clinical Associate Professor, Ophthalmology department, Université de Montréal
Surgical retina specialist, Maisonneuve-Rosemont University, Ophthalmology Center
Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Co-Investigator, Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Program
Dr. Marie Carole Boucher is Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Ophthalmology department of the Université de Montréal and practices as a medical and surgical retina specialist at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont University Ophthalmology Center. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Her main research interest is diabetic retinopathy (DR) with a focus on teleophthalmology as a mean of enhancing access to DR screening for all diabetic individuals and with a specific interest to that end in screening software, artificial intelligence and in the development of a diabetic and image data registry to support research for DR and the search for more efficient and cost-efficient practices to reduce visual disability from DR. Dre Boucher has published a number of scientific articles on this subject and has pioneered the development of teleophthalmology programs for DR in Quebec. She has initiated the development of Canadian guidelines for DR screening and surveillance as well as laid the foundations of interdisciplinary multi-institutional collaborations in artificial intelligence for ophthalmology for DR and other major eye diseases.