Dori Carlson O.D. ’89 has become the first female president of the American Optometric Association (AOA). Carlson comes to the role after serving as president-elect for the 2010-2011 year, and after serving as the first female president of the North Dakota Optometric Association. Since the AOA’s founding in 1898, no other woman has served as the president. To read more about Carlson, an article can be found here.