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Ashley Danielle Deemer, O.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise: Optometry, Vision Impairment
Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Dr. Ashley Deemer is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins. Her areas of clinical expertise include general optometry and low vision rehabilitation. Through her research, she seeks to improve the overall model of rehabilitation and understand the best methods of intervention to improve visual function and reduce depression in patients with low vision.
Dr. Deemer received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of California, San Diego. She earned her doctor of optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Deemer provided low vision services, polytrauma and general optometric care to military veterans at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Before joining the faculty, she completed the 2015-2016 Lions Low Vision Rehabilitation Fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins.
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
- New England College of Optometry Residency Program / Optometry (2015)
Activities & Honors
- Beider Scholarship Recipient, 2012 - 2012
- Charles Robert Soltes Scholarship Recipient, 2011 - 2011
- Bill Mattingly Memorial Scholarship, 2016 - 2016
- Knights Templar Eye Foundation Grant, 2016 - 2016
- Louise L. Sloan Wilmer Research Grant, 2015 - 2016
- Volunteer, Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, 2010 - 2013
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Lectures and Presentations
Functional Outcomes of the Low Vision Depression Prevention Trial in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Research Paper Presentation , ARVO , Seattle, WA (05/04/2016)