Skip to main content

Afua Oteng Asare, OD, PHD

Languages spoken:

Academic Information

Departments: Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Research Assistant Professor

Academic Office Information

Education History

Graduate Training University of Toronto
Health Services Research
Graduate Training University of Waterloo
Vision Science
Graduate Training Harvard University
Global Health
Doctoral Training Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Selected Publications

  1. Asare AO, Maurer D, Wong AMF, Saunders N, Ungar WJ (2023). Cost-effectiveness of Universal School- and Community-Based Vision Testing Strategies to Detect Amblyopia in Children in Ontario, Canada. JAMA Netw Open, 6(1), e2249384.
  2. Asare AO, Wong AMF, Maurer D, Kulandaivelu Y, Saunders N, Ungar WJ (2021). Economic evaluations of vision screening to detect amblyopia and refractive errors in children: a systematic review. Can J Public Health, 113(2), 297-311.
  3. Asare AO, Maurer D, Wong AMF, Ungar WJ, Saunders N (2021). Socioeconomic Status and Vision Care Services in Ontario, Canada: A Population-Based Cohort Study. J Pediatr, 241, 212-220.e2.
  4. Hicks PM, Elam AR, Woodward MA, Newman-Casey PA, Asare A, Akrobetu D, Gupta D, Stagg BC (2022). Perceptions of Respect From Clinicians by Patients in Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups With Eye Disease. JAMA Ophthalmol, 140(2), 125-131.
  5. Asare AO, Wong AMF, Maurer D, Nishimura M (2019). Access to Vision Services by Vulnerable Populations in Canada: A Scoping Review. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 30(1), 6-27.
  6. Asare AO, Malvankar-Mehta MS, Makar I (2017). Community vision screening in preschoolers: initial experience using the Plusoptix S12C automated photoscreening camera. Can J Ophthalmol, 52(5), 480-485.
  7. Montero-Odasso M, Bherer L, Studenski S, Gopaul K, Oteng-Amoako A, Woolmore-Goodwin S, Stoole P, Wells J, Doherty T, Zecevic AA, Galinsky D, Rylett RJ, Jutai J, Muir-Hunter S, Speechley M, Camicioli R (2015). Mobility and Cognition in Seniors. Report from the 2008 Institute of Aging (CIHR) Mobility and Cognition Workshop. Can Geriatr J, 18(3), 159-67.
  8. Montero-Odasso M, Muir-Hunter SW, Oteng-Amoako A, Gopaul K, Islam A, Borrie M, Wells J, Speechley M (2014). Donepezil improves gait performance in older adults with mild Alzheimer's disease: a phase II clinical trial. J Alzheimers Dis, 43(1), 193-9.
  9. Montero-Odasso M, Oteng-Amoako A, Speechley M, Gopaul K, Beauchet O, Annweiler C, Muir-Hunter SW (2014). The motor signature of mild cognitive impairment: results from the gait and brain study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 69(11), 1415-21.
  10. Kumah DB, Oteng-Amoako AO, Apio H (2009). Eye Disease amongst Kitchen Staff in Senior High Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis. Ghana Journal of Science, 11, 140-147.