Greg Hopkins

Clinical Associate Professor – Practice

Contact Information

Postal address: 
1664 Neil Ave Columbus, OH 43201

Biographical narrative

Gregory R. Hopkins, OD MS FAAO received his doctor of optometry degree from the Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2010. He practiced as a senior research associate and independent optometrist for two years before completing an advanced practice fellowship in low vision rehabilitation and masters in vision science in 2014 at OSUCO. Since that time, he has served most of the week as a clinical associate professor within the OSU Primary Vision Care and Low Vision Rehabilitation Services at OSUCO. 

Dr. Hopkins has spent Monday's as a staff optometrist managing the low vision care delivered in coordination with the doctors completing VA Columbus/Chillicothe residency training. On Wednesday mornings Dr. Hopkins has operated as preceptor for fourth year OSUCO externs caring for the students at the OH State School for the Blind clinical outreach site. In the afternoons on Wednesday's, Dr. Hopkins has been certified by the OH department of public safety to fit bioptic telescope glasses for the central OH bioptic driving program. He achieved clinical diplomate status in The American Academy of Optmetry's low vision section in 2018.

Journal articles

  • Hopkins, G., Lewerenz, D., & Hanson, K. (2020). Technical Report: A New Method for Determining Image Distance for Stand Magnifiers. Optometry and Vision Science, 97(12), 1048-1052. doi:10.1097/OPX.0000000000001613
  • Hopkins, G. R., & Irvin, B. C. (2019). Optometric Applications for Three-dimensional Printing: A Technical Report from Low Vision Rehabilitation Practice. OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE, 96(3), 213-220. doi:10.1097/OPX.0000000000001349
  • Hopkins, G. R., Dougherty, B. E., & Brown, A. M. (2017). The Ohio Contrast Cards: Visual Performance in a Pediatric Low-vision Site. OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE, 94(10), 946-956. doi:10.1097/OPX.0000000000001119


  • Jack T. Keith Young Optometrist of the Year, 20151001


  • Title of Publication: Optom Vis SciTitle of Entry: Evaluation of Interobserver Agreement in Meibomian Gland Dysfunction AssessmentAuthor(s): Powell DR, Hopkins GR, Jordan LA, Nichols JJ, Nichols KKPublication Status: PublishedPublication date: 2011Volume: 88Pagination: E-abstract 110501Type of Work: AbstractReviewed Item?: falseRecord created at source: 28 June 2017