Jingyun Wang, PhD

Biological and Vision Sciences


Jingyun Wang PhD is an Associate Professor at the SUNY College of Optometry. Dr. Wang received her PhD degree in Vision Science from the Indiana University School of Optometry. She completed a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Eileen Birch at Retina Foundation of the Southwest in Dallas TX. She subsequently joined the Glick Eye Institute at the Indiana University School of Medicine where she was an Assistant Professor for five years. From October 2015 to June 2020, Dr. Wang served on the faculty of the Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry.


  • PhD, Vision Science, Indiana University School of Optometry, 2007

Residency/Other Post Graduate Training

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Retina Foundation of the Southwest, 2010

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 2017 - 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 2015 - 2017
  • Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2015

Teaching Interests

Her teaching assignment is Vision Function: Sensorimotor II.

Research Interests

Dr. Wang’s primary research goal is to develop better diagnosis and treatment protocols to optimize the visual outcomes of every child who is affected by eye diseases. Her pediatric vision research lab conducts both hypothesis-driven basic and translational studies of amblyopia, strabismus, and retinopathy of prematurity. Her research projects focus on the normal and abnormal development of the retina, refractive errors, and visual function in children, especially those who have congenital and early onset eye disorders. Dr. Wang is a member of multi-center clinical research groups: the PEDIG group and the G-ROP study group.

Dr. Wang has been very active in the academic community and frequently serves as a reviewer for more than 30 journals. She is a regular member of ARVO and AAPOS.
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