Emily Chew

Emily Chew, M.D.

Emily Chew, M.D.

Chief of Clinical Trials Branch
Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications
National Eye Institute

Chinese (Born in China)
Undergraduate: University of Toronto
Medical School: University of Toronto
Fellowship: Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, University of Nijmegen (Netherlands)

Dr. Emily Chew is an ophthalmologist who received her medical degree from the University of Toronto, where she also received her training in ophthalmology. She completed medical retina fellowships at the Wilmer Eye Institute, the Johns Hopkins University and also the U. of Nijmegen, the Netherlands. She is currently a senior investigator in the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications (DECA), where she is the chief of the Clinical Trials Branch and the Deputy Director of DECA. Her research interests include phase I/II clinical trials and epidemiologic studies in retinovascular diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ocular diseases of von Hippel-Lindau Disease and others. She has also designed and conducted large multi-centered clinical trials in the leading causes of blindness. She mentors medical students and medical retina fellows. Emily is also a member of the editorial board of Ophthalmology and Retinajournals.