Renee Bovelle, MD is owner and Medical Director of Advanced Eyecare Medical Center “dba” Envision Eye and Laser. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist who graduated from Wellesley College and UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Bovelle completed an ophthalmic residency at Yale University and a Cornea / Refractive Fellowship at LSU Eye Center. Additionally, in 2019, she received a Master’s in Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management from GWU and focused on policies and practices that protect critical information with particular attention to the healthcare field.
Furthermore, Dr. Bovelle holds academic appointments at Howard University Hospital, Ross University School of Medicine, and the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center. She educates medical students, residents, and physicians locally and during national conferences on ophthalmic issues.
Dr. Bovelle authored the first MedChi approved continuing medical education course on Cybersecurity for Physicians. She is continuing this work with both national and regional medical organizations. Dr. Bovelle and has authored papers on healthcare and cyber-security issues, including Blockchain, Supply Chain Risk, and the Medical Internet of Things. Dr. Bovelle lectures on various cybersecurity and HIPAA topics at both local and national medical and cybersecurity conferences. Topics include Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Ransomware, HIPAA Policy and Strategy, and Healthcare Cybersecurity Issues.
She holds leadership positions both locally and nationally in ophthalmic and other medical associations. Currently, she represents the Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MSEPS) as a councilor to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Besides serving on the MedChi legislative council, Dr. Bovelle will serve as president of MSEPS effective January 2020.