Lori L. Grover, O.D., Ph.D.

Lori L. Grover, O.D., Ph.D.Trustee Candidate
Illinois
Lori L. Grover, O.D., Ph.D., has filed for election to the American Optometric Association (AOA) Board of Trustees, and a referendum will be held at the 120th Annual AOA Congress & 47th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting® in June 2017.

Dr. Grover has served on the AOA Evidence-Based Optometry Committee since 2012, having previously served on AOA's Quality Improvement, Volunteer Engagement, Member Engagement, Faculty Relations and Optometry's Meeting Continuing Education committees. She also chaired the AOA Vision Rehabilitation Section, serving on its Executive Council, 1999-2010. Dr. Grover was a participating author in AOA's Evidence-Based Eye Care of the Patient with Diabetes Mellitus, Comprehensive Adult Eye and Vision Examination, and Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination guidelines.

Additionally, Dr. Grover serves on the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, as well as having served on the Commission on Paraoptometric Certification. She has served as an AOA Congressional Delegate on behalf of four state affiliates and AOA VRS.

Dr. Grover has served in private practice, industry and academia, serving as dean of Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, 2014-2016. Her expertise has been sought by numerous federal panels, committees and organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, Department of Defense, American Public Health Association, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others. She also is a published researcher and author.  

A graduate of Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Grover earned her Ph.D. in Health Services Research and Policy from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Grover is currently Senior Vice President for Health Policy for King-Devick Technologies, Inc., in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.