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Samantha Wang


Samantha Wang, O.D.

Samantha Wang, O.D.

Clinical Asst Prof

Dr. Samantha Wang grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida and graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition in 2016. She then moved to Texas for her optometric education at the University of Houston College of Optometry where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. After graduation, she completed a residency in Primary Care at the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida where she received extensive exposure and training on the management of ocular disease such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. Her residency also allowed her to rotate through specialty clinics including uveitis, retina, oculoplastic, and neuro-ophthalmology. Following her residency, she returned to UHCO to serve as clinical assistant professor. Her clinical interests include primary care optometry and ocular disease, especially diseases associated with systemic conditions.