Faculty & Staff bios

Kristi A. Jensen, OD, FCOVD

Chief of Vision Therapy Services, Assistant Professor

College of Optometry

E-Mail: kajensen@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-8472 | Fax: 909-469-5228

Website: www.westernu.edu

Join year: 2011


Doctor of Optometry, 2004, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Bachelor of Science, 2000, California State University, Hayward


Fellow, 2008, College of Optometrists in Vision Development

Western University of Health Sciences, Eye Care Institute, Pomona, CA

Teaching Experience

Since joining Western University in 2011

Neuro-optometric Rehab I, II and III 


Principles and Practices of Optometry III 

Vision Science V


Examination and Vision Therapy Techniques for Special Populations, College of Optometry


American Optometric Association (AOA)

California Optometric Association (COA) - Inland Empire Optometric Society (IEOS)

College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)

Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEP)


Member of the Admissions Committee, Western University of Health Sciences

Quality Assurance Committee, Eye Care Institute

Vice Chair of the COVD International Examination and Certification Board, March 2011-present


McAllister B, Jensen K, Farah-Franco S and Fung B. Screening for Suboptimal Learning Related Visual Skills in a Graduate School Population. College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Annual Meeting, April 2017.
Jensen, Kristi A. Chapter 10: Visual Information Processing and Visual Skills Deficit. Vision Therapy Success Stories from Around The World. Optometric Extension Program Foundation, 2015, pp. 79- 89.
Huynh E, Hsieh E, Pak E and Jensen K. Vision Rehabilitation in a 4 Y/O patient who suffered Acquired Brain Injury. Poster Presentation at College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Annual Meeting, April 2015.
Jensen K, Hoppe E, Remick-Waltman K, Spors F, and Egan D. Update on Autism Spectrum Disorders for Optometry: a Review of the Literature. Optom Vis Perf 2014;2(5):220-34
Hoppe E, Jensen K and Gonzalez V. Utilization and Predictors of Optometric Care in Autism.
Poster Presentation at American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, November 2014.