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West, Keith

West, Keith

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & International Health
Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology
The Wilmer Eye Institute

Phone: 410-955-2061
Fax: 410-955-0196
E-mail: kwest@phnet.sph.jhu.edu

Dr. West was educated at Drexel University and The Johns Hopkins University where he earned his doctorate in Public Health (Dr.PH.). Dr. West has been a member of the Wilmer faculty since 1982, and is currently Associate Professor in Ophthalmology and International Health at Wilmer.

Education:

  • Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, B.S.: Foods and Nutrition, HomeEconomics, 1967-1971
  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, Division of Human Nutrition, M.P.H., 1978-1979
  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, Division of Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, D.P.H., 1979-1986
  • Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C., Dietetic Internship, 1971-1972

Faculty Appointments:

  • Faculty Member and Graduate Program Advisor, Public Health Ophthalmology(PHO), The Johns Hopkins University, 1984, 1988, 1991
  • Research Associate in Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1982-1984
  • Instructor in Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1984-1986
  • Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology and International Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1986-1991
  • Associate Professor in Ophthalmology and International Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1991-present

Honors:

  • National Defense Medal, 1971
  • Certificate of Achievement, 1974
  • Army Commendation Medal, 1976
  • Big Brother Association Award, Philadelphia Chapter, 1969
  • Philadelphia Hotel and Restaurant Association Scholarship, 1969

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu and Colleagues Study Relationship Between Vision Loss and Work Status - 7/18/2014

Wilmer Resident Receives Lindstrom Research Grant - 7/11/2014

Four Wilmer Researchers Receive BrightFocus Foundation Awards - 7/10/2014

Dr. Michael Repka Part of Team Researching Telemedicine and ROP - 6/27/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Featured on WBAL-TV - 6/24/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Use Human Stem Cells to Create Light-Sensitive Retina in a Dish - 6/10/2014

Wilmer's Division of Ocular Immunology Announces "Living With Uveitis" Support Group - 6/10/2014

Dr. Neil Bressler to Speak on Diabetic Retinopathy at National Eye Health Summit and Webcast - 6/10/2014

Dr. Donald Zack Receives a Research to Prevent Blindness Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa - 6/9/2014

Dr. Michael Boland Leads Study on Effectiveness of Automated Telecommunication-Based Reminders on Adherence to Glaucoma Medication Dosing - 6/4/2014

Dr. Christina Prescott Discusses Summer Eye Protection on Fox 45 News - 6/1/2014

Dr. Jonathan Song Discusses Treatment Options for Pediatric Cataracts - 5/23/2014

Johns Hopkins' Jordan Green Discusses His Work at Wilmer's Translational Tissue Engineering Center - 5/21/2014

Longtime Wilmer Employee Lillie Alston Honored by Hopkins - 5/19/2014

Dr. Richard Semba: Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer - 5/12/2014

Dr. Neil Miller Explains Eye Twitching in The Wall Street Journal - 5/12/2014

Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award - 5/7/2014

 

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