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Robert E Chun, O.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Languages: English, Spanish
Expertise: Low Vision Rehabilitation, Optometry, Vision Impairment
Research Interests: visual function in retinitis pigmentosa; clinical outcome measures; vision impairment classification
Dr. Robert Chun is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute. His area of clinical expertise includes low vision rehabilitation, and his research focus involves investigations of visual function among patients with retinal dystrophies.
Dr. Chun received his undergraduate degree in engineering and mathematics from Vanderbilt University. He received his doctor of optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. He completed his residency training in low vision rehabilitation at the Illinois College of Optometry, the Chicago Lighthouse, and the Spectrios Institute for Low Vision. Thereafter, he completed a research fellowship at the Pangere Center for Inherited Retinal Diseases.
He serves as a classifier of visually impaired athletes for the International Paralympic Committee and the International Blind Sports Federation.
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
- Illinois College Of Optometry (2012)
- Pangere Center for Inherited Retinal Diseases (2013)
- American Board of Optometry / Optometry (2016)
Research & Publications
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Chun, Robert et al. "The Value of Retinal Imaging with Infrared Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy in Patients with Stargardt Disease." Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.) 34.7 (2014): 1391–1399. PMC. Web. 19 June 2017.
Chun, Robert et al. "Current Perspectives of Bioptic Driving in Low Vision." Neuro-Ophthalmology 40.2 (2016): 53–58. PMC. Web. 19 June 2017.
Activities & Honors
- Certified Official, International Paralympic Committee and International Blind Sports Federation, 2015
- American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
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