Jeffrey Walline

Associate Dean for Research

Contact Information

Postal address: 
338 W 10th Ave Columbus, OH 43210-1240

Biographical narrative

Jeffrey J. Walline, OD PhD is the Associate Dean for Research at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, and he received his Master’s and PhD degrees from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Dr. Walline has led several pediatric contact lens studies, and he is the Study Chair of the Bifocal Lenses In Nearsighted Kids (BLINK) Study, a National Eye Institute (NEI)-sponsored randomized clinical trial to investigate the myopia control effects of soft multifocal contact lenses, and Co-Chair of the Delaying the Onset of Nearsightedness Until Treatment (DONUT) Study, an NEI-sponsored planning grant to prepare an application for a study to determine whether low concentration atropine can delay myopia onset.