Publications, Peer Review & Policy

Peer Reviewed Articles

Frick KD, Clark MA, Martin BA, Grover LL. A call for empirical research on best practices for economic evaluation in ophthalmic outcomes research. Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 2006 Apr;13(2):81-3.

Massof RW, Ahmadian L, Grover LL, Deremeik JT, et al. The Activity Inventory (AI): An adaptive visual function questionnaire. Optometry and Visual Science. 2007;84:763-774.

Massof RW, Deremeik JT, Park WL, Grover LL. Self-reported importance and difficulty of driving for a low vision clinic population. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2007;48(11):4955-62.

Grover LL, Grover ML. Using Level of Evidence To Grade Clinical Recommendations. Optometry. 2008;79(7):355-9.

Grover LL. Strategy for developing an evidence-based transdisciplinary vision rehabilitation team approach to treating vision impairment. Optometry. 2008;79(4);178-188.

Gold DR, Grover LL. Treatment of Retrochiasmal Visual Field Defects. Current Treatment Options in Neurology. 2012;14(1):73-83.

Frick KD, Roebuck MC, Feldstein JI, Keefe JE, McCarty CA, Grover LL. Health Services Utilization and Cost of Retinitis Pigmentosa. Archives of Ophthalmology. 2012;130(5):629-634.

Virgili G, Acosta R, Grover LL, Bentley SA, Giacomelli G. Reading aids for adults with low vision. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Oct 23;10:CD003303.

Grover LL.  Making Eye Health a Population Imperative: A Vision for Tomorrow – A Report by the Committee on Public Health Approaches to Reduce Vision Impairment and Promote Eye Health.  Optometry and Vision Science.  2017;94(4):444–445.

Grover LL, Leong D. Eye Movement Assessment Supports a Diversity of Evidence-Based Mobile Health Applications: Telehealth and The King-Devick Test. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth. 2017 (accepted).

Grover LL. Closing the Gap: Accessing Technology Through High-Value Care for Chronic Vision Impairment. Optometry and Vision Science. 2018 (submitted).

Peer Reviewed Professional Guidelines

Co-author, Professional Clinical Practice Guideline, Evidence Based Primary Care of the Patient with Diabetes, American Optometric Association, 2013 (accepted into National Guideline Clearinghouse).

Co-author, Professional Clinical Practice Guideline, Comprehensive Adult Eye and Vision Examination, American Optometric Association, 2015 (accepted into National Guideline Clearinghouse).

Co-author, Professional Clinical Practice Guideline, Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination, American Optometric Association, 2016 (accepted into Natinoal Guideline Clearinghouse).

Peer Reviewed Reports

Co-author, Making Eye Health A Population Health Imperative:  Vision for Tomorrow, Committee on Public Health Approaches to Reduce Vision Impairment and Promote Eye Health,  National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine), 2016.

Peer Reviewed Monographs

Editorial Board Member and Co-author, Diabetic Eye Disease Consults: Volume 1, Numbers 1-3, Salus University and Vindico Medical Education Series:

Issue 1: Pathophysiology of Diabetic Eye Disease, August 2015

Issue 2: Screening for Diabetic Eye Disease, September 2015

Issue 3: Management and Referral for Diabetic Eye Disease, October 2015

Co-Author, Comprehensive Eye Examinations: Vital But Underutilized Preventive Healthcare Tools, collaborative report from the American Optometric Association, The Association for Schools and Colleges of Optometry, The National Council on Aging, The National Eye Institute, and LensCrafters.

Chapters and Proceedings

Grover LL. Examination of the patient with low vision: entrée into vision rehabilitation.  In Albert and Jacobiec’s Principles and Practices in Ophthalmology, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, 2008.

Published Abstracts

Grover LL. Bioptic Driving in the U.S.A. Vision ’99 International Conference on Low Vision, New York, NY, July 1999.

Massof RW, Grover LL. The Low Vision Rehabilitation Network. American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, December 2007.

Grover LL, Massof RW. Measuring the Degree of Consensus Among Low Vision Rehabilitation Service Providers in Their Estimation of Patient Rehabilitation Potential. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 2008.

Grover LL, Massof RW. Differences Between Professions In Their Estimates Of Rehabilitation Potential Of Low Vision Patients. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2009.

Frick KD, Massof RW, Grover LL. Validating Computer-Based Color Symbol Conjoint Analysis for Patients With Visual Impairment. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2009.

Frick KD, Massof RW, Grover, LL. Conjoint Analysis for Populations with Special Needs: Validity of a Conjoint Analysis for Patients with Uncorrectable Vision Impairment. 31st Annual Meeting, Society for Medical Decision Making, Hollywood, CA, October 2009.

Grover LL, Frick KD. Differences in Responses to Computer-Based Color Symbol Conjoint Analysis Among   Patients   with   Visual   Impairment.   137th   Annual   Meeting, American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 2009.

Frick KD, Massof RW, Grover LL.  Conjoint Analysis for Populations with Special Needs:  Validity of a Conjoint Analysis for Patients with Uncorrectable Vision Impairment.  31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 2009.

 Grover LL, Frick KD. An Interprofessional Approach to Understanding Decision Making for Treatment of Chronic Visual Impairment: A New Conceptual Model. 32nd Annual Meeting, Society for Medical Decision Making, Toronto, Canada, October 2010.

Zumbrink UA, Whitener J, Grover LL, Duenas MR, Gordon J. Optometrists’ Tobacco Cessation Intervention Study. 138th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Denver, CO, November 2010.

 Grover LL, Krug KL, Frick KD. Clinical Decision Making in the Care of Patients with Chronic Vision Impairment. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2011.

Grover LL, Krug KL, Frick KD. Shared Decision Making in the Care of Older Patients with Chronic Vision Impairment. Academy Health Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 2011.

Reich KB,  Puller  NH,  Boadu  NK,  Grover  LL.  Unwrapping The  Mysteries of  Clinical  Decision Support (CDS) Systems. American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Legal EHR Summit, Chicago, IL, August 2011.

Grover LL, Krug KL, Frick KD. Shared Decision Making in the Care of Older Patients with Chronic Vision Impairment. Society for Medical Decision Making, Chicago, IL, October 2011.

Grover LL, Jones LD, Fivush BA. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Leadership Program for Women Faculty. The Institute for Excellence in Education of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Medical Education Conference, March 2012.

Grover LL, Frick KD.  Older Adult Access to Vision Rehabilitation Care in the U.S.  The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, May 2012.

Frick KD, Grover LL, Wehler E. Excess Expenditures, Excess Informal Care Days, and Quality of Life Decrements Associated with Self-Reported Visual Impairment and Blindness. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, May 2012.

Grover LL, Frick KD. Older Adult Access to Vision Rehabilitation Care in the U.S.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Conference on Health Statistics, Washington, D.C., August 2012.

Grover LL, Jones LD, Fivush BA.  The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Leadership Program for Women Faculty. Association of American Medical Colleges, Faculty Affairs and Diversity and Inclusion Joint Conference, Indianapolis, IN, September 2012.

Bass KL, Grover LL, Fivush BA. Low-Cost Interactive Forums for Women Faculty by The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Association of American Medical Colleges, Faculty Affairs and Diversity and Inclusion Joint Conference, Indianapolis, IN, September 2012.

Grover LL, Frick KD.  Older Adult Access to Health Care in the U.S.  141st Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 2013.

Grover LL.  Clinical Decision Support Systems in Eye and Vision Care.  141st Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 2013.

Grover LL.  Older Adults with Chronic Vision Impairment and Access to Health Care – Where You Live in the U.S. Matters.  International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, Paris, France, April 2014.

Other Publications

Grover LL. Build A Culturally Aware Practice. Optometric Management. 2009;44(6):41-47.

Grover LL. What you Need to Know About the Patient Freedom Act of 2017. Optometry Times, January 2017. Available at: http://optometrytimes.modernmedicine.com/optometrytimes/news/how-gop-healthcare-plan-will-affect-optometry?utm_content=buffer031e7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Grover LL. How Trumpcare Affects Optometry. Optometry Times, March 2017. Available at: http://optometrytimes.modernmedicine.com/optometrytimes/news/how-trumpcare-affects-optometry

Grover LL. Editor of Eye Health Net – eye, vision and health information that improves life. Available at http://www.EyeHealthNet.com.

Doctoral Dissertation

Grover LL.  Access To Health Care, Eye Care and Vision Rehabilitation Care For Older Adults with Chronic Vision Impairment in the United States. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, November 2012.

Peer Reviewer

Journal Manuscript Review:

Ophthalmic Epidemiology

Optometry and Vision Science Clinical and Experimental Optometry

Optometry: Journal of the American Optometric Association Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

International Journal of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology: Journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

 Scientific Grants Review:       Healthy Vision 2020 Awards, National Eye Institute/National Institutes of Health; Panel Member, 2002 – 2010

Congressionally Directed Medical Review Program (CDMRP), United States Department of Defense, Vision Research Program (VRP), 2014 Study Section Panel and 2016 Study Section Panel

Improving Access to Eye Care Among Persons at Risk of Glaucoma Panel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014 Grant Review Panel

Professional Programs:       Annual Meeting Education Abstracts Review, American Public Health Association, 2011 – 2014

Policy/Regulation/Legislation:

State of Michigan, Commission for the Blind (CFB) Optometric Consultant for Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Independent Living Program, Youth Services, 1990-1993

State of Ohio, Rehabilitation Services Commission, Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI), Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant; bioptic driving program licensure and evaluation; pilot site for new Ohio bioptic driver licensure process and implementation

State of Ohio, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Professional Consultant, 1996-2000

State of Ohio Children with Medical Handicaps Program (BCMH, formerly Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps) Consultant; eye and vision care coverage and referral policy and protocol expansion language for doctors of optometry, 1995-1997

State of California, Noridian Healthcare, Professional Advisory Panel, Consultant to Medical Director; Medicare Carrier Policy for Vision Impairment and Rehabilitation, 2002-2003.

State of Arizona, Department of Transportation, Consultant; expansion of eye and vision policy language for licensure; state-wide bioptic driving rules and regulatory language, 2004-2006.

State of Kansas, House of Representatives, Presentation and testimony at state capitol to legislative representatives on eye and vision care coverage/expansion and prioritization for individuals with visual impairment, 2011.

State of Maryland, Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform Analysis of health plans, benefits review and benchmark plan selection for State of Maryland, appointed by the Governor’s Office to the Health Care Reform Coordinating Council (HCRCC) and Essential Health Benefit (EHB) Advisory Committee, 2012 – 2014.

 National Focus on Eye Health Summit, National Press Club, Panelist on “Reducing the Impact of Diabetic Eye Disease” and presenting AOA Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline “Eye Care of the Patient with Diabetes Mellitus”, June 2014.

 National Eye Institute/National Institutes of Health (NEI/NIH) National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) Planning Committee, Develop and implement NEI outreach objectives and program goals for the nation 2012-2013 (recused to serve on NASEM Committee).

 National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM; formerly Institute of Medicine) Committee on Public Health Approaches to Reduce Vision Impairment and Promote Eye Health, Identify population health strategies and develop report to promote eye health and reduce vision impairment and its impacts in the United States, 2014 – 2016.

 Capitol Hill Briefing, World Sight Day, Education and dissemination briefing to decision makers and stakeholders on authored NASEM report to improve nation’s eye health and reduce the impacts of vision impairment, October 2016.

 Vision Health Initiative, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Representative of the American Optometric Association to the strategic planning and development team for incorporating NASEM report findings and recommendations into CDC’s national health agenda, 2016 – present.