Faculty & Staff bios

Jason (Jie) Shen, MD, PhD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

College of Optometry

E-Mail: jshen@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-706-3878 | Fax: 909-706-3905

Website: www.westernu.edu

Join year: 2010


Ph.D. in Physiological Optics/Visual Optics/Vision Science, 2010, Indiana University, School of Optometry 

M.D. in Clinical Medicine/Ophthalmology, 2000, Wenzhou Medical College, China National Ophthalmology Research Center


Fellow, 2012, American Academy of Optoemtry

Professional Experience

2008 – 2010: Research Associate 

2000 – 2003: Ophthalmologist 

Teaching Experience

2010 – Present: Assistant Professor 

Physiological Optics 

Ocular disease (Glaucoma surgery) 

Interprofessional Education 

Contact lens 

Ocular Physiology 


Optical Science VI:Physiological Optics, College of Optometry


American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)


Shen J, Thibos L. Peripheral Aberrations and Image Quality for Contact Lens Correction.Optometry & Vision Science 2011 Oct; 88(10):1196-205

J. Shen, C. A. Clark, P. S. Soni and L.N. Thibos, Peripheral Refraction With and Without Contact Lens Correction. Optometry & Vision Science: September 2010 - Volume 87 - Issue 9 - pp 642-655

J. Shen and L. N. Thibos, Measuring ocular aberrations and image quality in peripheral vision with a clinical wavefront aberrometer. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, Volume 92: 3: 212-222