Marcela Frazier

Marcela Frazier, OD, MPH, Director (2015-2018)

Dr. Marcela Frazier is originally from Colombia. She completed optometry school and a pediatric residency at The UAB School of Optometry. She became involved in health education after obtaining her Master’s degree in Public Health at UAB.  She has helped produce a radio soap opera dedicated to chronic disease prevention in the Hispanic community.   Her interests include amblyopia treatment, vision screenings, and vision care for Hispanic children. She is a board member and regular volunteer for Cahaba Valley Health care, a community based organization that provides access to health care to Latinos in parts of Alabama. She has lead her students on several mission trips with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) to Nicaragua, Peru, Honduras, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, and Colombia. Dr. Frazier can be contacted at