Biography

Jie Jin Wang is Professor of Epidemiology, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, at The University of Sydney and Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Institute for Medical Research. She completed her PhD at the University of Sydney and Masters of Applied Statistics at Macquarie University. She has been a key senior researcher in the Centre for Vision Research and has supervised many Masters and PhD candidates with degrees awarded. Jie Jin is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Ophthalmic Epidemiology, an official journal of the International Society of Geographical and Epidemiological Ophthalmology (ISGEO).

 

Keywords

Ophthalmology, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Ageing, Vision

Themes

Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, Neurosciences and Mental Health

Clinical Specialty

Ophthalmology

Research Focus

Jie Jin Wang has a long-standing research interest in the epidemiology of visual impairment and two common causes of visual impairment in older people: age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and age-related cataract. She is a key investigator of a population-based cohort study, the Blue Mountains Eye Study, and has expanded many research projects using this cohort data in collaboration with national and international researchers within a number of international consortia.      

 

Other Affiliations

Sydney Medical School > Westmead Clinical School > Westmead Clinical School