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Dr. Jon Scott Walker

Director of Clinical Studies


Dr. Jon Scott Walker

Jon Scott Walker, OD, MS, FAAO

Dr. Jon Walker joins the Bowden Eye & Associates family in the position of Director of Clinical Research.  Dr. Jon Walker has practiced for over thirty years including a multi-disciplinary practice in Minnesota, research and professional affairs with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. and in a large multi-office group practice in the Greater Jacksonville, Florida area.   He served 2 terms on the Minnesota State Board of Optometry and was honored with the Minnesota Optometrist of the Year award for his work on the inclusion of optometry in diabetic eye care.  He has conducted over 130 clinical trials, published numerous articles including being a contributing author to a textbook and holds 3 Contact Lens and Intraocular Lens patents.  He has conducted research for Aerie Pharmaceutical, Alcon Vision Care, B+L, Glaukos, INC. Research, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc., Sensimed, Shire Pharmaceutical, Valeant Pharmaceutical and others over the past 35 years.  He continues to consult with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc as a lecturer and speaker.  He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and an adjunct Professor for the Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Optometry.

Dr. Walker is married and has three children and four grandchildren.  He is actively involved in music as a publisher, writer and musician through his music company Bayou & Me Publishing (ASCAP).  Having moved from the cold of Minnesota to the warmer temperatures of Florida his love of golf has improved but his scores have not.