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David Mills, MBA, OD

David Mills, MBA, OD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr. Mills, an Associate Professor in the Department of Primary Care, has been a faculty member at the College since 2007. He is the instructor of record for the course Ophthalmic Business Management, which he teaches to second- and third-year optometry students.

Dr. Mills is a 1980 alumnus of The New England College of Optometry. He possesses a unique combination of 32 years’ experience as a primary care optometrist in the private practice setting and an advanced level of education in the field of business. Dr. Mills has been in private practice at Ocean State Eye Care in Warwick, Rhode Island, since 1980 and holds a MBA from Providence College. He is a frequent author and lecturer on practice management issues.

Dr. Mills is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Rhode Island Optometric Association and has held various leadership positions within both organizations. He currently serves as the chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Optometry.