Marie Carole Boucher

Degrees, Title/Position:
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

Description:

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.

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