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Jullia A. Rosdahl, M.D., Ph.D.

Julia Rosdahl

National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) Planning Group Chair, NEHEP Vision Rehabilitation Workgroup, NEHEP Eye Health Among Black/African American People Workgroup, NEHEP Healthy Vision Month Workgroup
National Eye Institute (NEI),
National Institutes of Health

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Staff Ophthalmologist, Durham VA Medical Center

Duke Eye Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina


  • Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Patient education

Current activities

Dr. Rosdahl is a practicing glaucoma specialist and clinician-scientist at the Duke Eye Center. She is involved in teaching medical students and ophthalmology trainees. Her research is focused on glaucoma.

Professional highlights

Dr. Rosdahl is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and fellowship-trained in glaucoma.

She completed her medical and graduate school training at Case Western Reserve University Medical Scientist Training Program. Her Ph.D. work focused on the neural development of retinal ganglion cells, the neurons affected by glaucoma. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, and her glaucoma fellowship at the Duke Eye Center.


Dr. Rosdahl has authored a variety of basic and clinical science papers in journals such as Archives of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Science & Healing, Patient Preferences and Adherence, the Journal of Neurobiology, and the Journal of Glaucoma.


National Eye Institute
(301) 496-5248
National Eye Institute

The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, leads the federal government's research on the visual system and eye diseases. NEI supports basic and clinical science programs that result in the development of sight-saving treatments.

Last updated: August 30, 2023