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Josephine Olutola Owoeye, M.P.H., O.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Languages: English, Yoruba
Expertise: Amblyopia, Optometry, Primary Eye Care, Refractive Errors, Strabismus
Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
Appointment Phone: 410-583-2802
Green Spring Station
10753 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21093 map
Josephine O. Owoeye, O.D., M.P.H. is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, specializing in the treatment of refractive errors and amblyopia and assisting in the management of strabismus cases in children and adults. She also has expertise in performing comprehensive eye examinations for children with special needs. Dr. Owoeye's research and clinical interest is in preventable blindness in children.
Dr. Owoeye earned her optometry degree at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where she also completed residency training in pediatric optometry. She also earned a Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Owoeye is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Centers & Institutes
- Pennsylvania College of Optometry (2004)
Research & Publications
Selected PublicationsGiordano L, Friedman DS, Repka MX, Katz J, Ibironke J, Hawse P, Tielsch JM. Prevalence of Refractive Error among Preschool Children in an Urban Population: The Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study. Ophthalmology. 2009 Apr;116(4):739-46.
Friedman DS, Repka MX, Katz J, Giordano L, Ibironke J, Hawse P, Tielsch JM. Prevalence of Decreased Vision among Preschool Children 30 to 71 months of age in an American Urban Population: The Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study. Ophthalmology. 2008 Oct;115(10):1786-95.
Friedman DS, Katz J, Repka MX, Giordano L, Ibironke J, Hawse P, Tielsch JM. Lack of Concordance between Fixation Preference and HOTV Optotype Visual Acuity in Preschool Children: The Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study. Ophthalmology. 2008 Oct;115(10):1796-9.