Dr. Olsson has served as president of the American Board of Urology, the Society of University Urologists, the Society of Urologic Oncology, the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons and the New York Section of the American Urological Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the New York Academy of Medicine. He is a member of several associations and societies including the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the Americcan Urological Association (honorary), the Urologic Society of Australia and New Zealand (honorary), the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgery and the American Surgical Association. He has authored more than 350 published books, book chapters and articles in such scientific journals such as The Journal of Urology ©, Urology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Olsson is the recipient of 25 honors and awards, including the prestigious Hugh Hampton Young, Gold Cystoscope, and Distinguished Contribution awards from the American Urological Association. Other awards include the CaP CURE Research Award (several years), the Ferdinand C. Valentine Medal from the NY Academy of Medicine, the Dr. Michael E. Debakey Award from Baylor College of Medicine and the National Kidney Foundation's John K. Lattimer Award.
Dr. Olsson has been a member of the American Urological Association since 1971, and was its Secretary for four years ending 2007.