The Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, founded by Alfred Sommer, M.D., M.H.S., is a leader in global and domestic research on blindness prevention and the only World Health Organization collaborating center in the United States. Our center guides research-based programmatic activities and educates future leaders to alleviate unnecessary blindness worldwide
Our faculty includes ophthalmologists, epidemiologists, statisticians, programmers, project coordinators and administrative personnel. Together, our mission is to prevent avoidable visual disability and blindness around the globe by conducting valuable research, using sound public health policies and programs, and training the next generation of leaders in public health ophthalmology.
About the Dana Center
Research at the Dana Center focuses on national and international public health prevention of blinding eye disease.
Our multidisciplinary team of pioneering researchers are focused on blindness prevention and alleviation.
For over 25 years, the Dana Center has contributed to the understanding, prevention and treatment of major eye diseases.
The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
600 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287