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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

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