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Mark Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University
Mark A. Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO is a Professor at The Ohio State University College of Optometry where he teaches a number of courses, including ophthalmic optics. He received his Optometry degree and PhD in Vision Science from Aston University in Birmingham, England. Prior to joining the faculty at OSU, he spent 8 years at the University of California at Berkeley.

His research interests include myopia, low vision, presbyopia, and refractive surgery. He has received a five-year grant from the National Eye Institute to study adult myopia progression. He also holds a Training Grant (T35) from the Institute that supports optometry students in a summer internship program.

He is the President of the American Optometric Foundation, a philanthropic organization devoted to the advancement of optometric education and research. He is the former Editor of Optometry and Vision Science, the Journal of the American Academy of Optometry. He served a four-year term on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Ophthalmic Devices Panel and is a consultant to a number of ophthalmic, surgical, and pharmaceutical companies.