Dr. Karl Citek teaches courses in Ophthalmic Optics, Physiological Optics, and Environmental Vision, and supervises student interns in the Low Vision Clinic at Pacific EyeClinic Forest Grove. 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.
He 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 (video) on eye movement and intoxication at the 9th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional DUI Conference in Virginia Beach, VA, in March 2008.
PhD, State University of New York, 1995
OD, State University of New York, 1993
MS, State University of New York, 1990
BA, Columbia University, 1984