Dr. Gilbert Pierce recently was elected president of the Ohio Optometric Association, which represents more than 1,400 optometrists.

Dr. Gilbert Pierce recently was elected president of the Ohio Optometric Association, which represents more than 1,400 optometrists.

Pierce is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Optometry. He is an associate professor of clinical optometry at OSU.

In addition to his teaching duties at OSU, he staffs the Primary Vision Care Service and serves on the admissions, faculty advisory, curriculum and clinic committees.

Pierce lives in Lewis Center.