PROFESSOR OF OPTOMETRY
Ph.D. State University of New York, 1995
O.D. State University of New York, 1993
M.S. State University of New York, 1990
Dr. Citek teaches courses in Ophthalmic Optics, Physiological Optics, and Environmental Vision, and supervises student interns in the Low Vision Clinic at the Forest Grove Family Vision Center. His current research interests include function and performance testing of alcohol and/or drug intoxication. He is frequently called upon to provide expert testimony on DUI cases throughout the U.S. Dr. Citek is the co-inventor of a patented non-prescription lens design that is currently being marketed by a major sports eyewear manufacturer. Dr. Citek received the Pacific University Faculty Development Award in 2004. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Citek teaches classes in Physiological Optics, Ophthalmic Optics, Visual Perception, and Environmental Vision. He serves as attending doctor in the College's Primary Care and Low Vision Clinics. He is the Research Coordinator for the Pacific/Nike Research Program.
Dr. Citek was a featured presenter on eye movement and intoxication at the 9th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional DUI Conference in Virginia Beach, VA, in March 2008. To view a video clip of Karl in action from that conference, go to the following link: