Dr. Wang has been a professor of optometry at the college since 2002. He is instructor of record for the course Optics A, which is taught to accelerated OD degree candidates. Prior to joining the faculty at the college as an associate professor in 1992, Dr. Wang was associate professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Wenzhou Medical College in China. Wenzhou Medical College is an international institution with whom the college has established collaborative partnerships, including the first international joint health care program to be approved in modern China. He is currently a clinical preceptor to optometry students in the rotation program at Wenzhou. In addition to his responsibilities at the college, Dr. Wang is a private practitioner in Boston.
Dr. Wang’s research focuses on the treatment of amblyopia, specifically on the vision disorder eccentric fixation associated with the condition. He conducts his research at Wenzhou Medical College alongside optometrists, ophthalmologists, and students pursuing both OD and MD degrees. As a result of his desire to aid in the development low vision specialists and to drastically improve the quality of care provided to low vision patients in his native China, Dr. Wang also maintains an interest in low vision and low vision rehabilitation in his research studies.
Dr. Wang earned his doctor of medicine degree from Zhejiang Medical University in 1968 and his OD degree from The New England College of Optometry in 1992. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and has manuscript referee responsibilities for the journal Optometry and Vision Science.