Another in a continuing video series featuring SCCO faculty who teach 1st year optometry students, get to know Dr. John Lee and hear advice he has for incoming students.
Dr. John Lee received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York, State College of Optometry. He then completed a one-year residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation at the same institution. He is a graduate from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular Cell Biology with an emphasis in Immunology. Dr. Lee is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.
Dr. Lee is Assistant Professor at the Southern California College of Optometry. His primary teaching responsibilities are in clinical education and primary care optometry, teaching our students not only to be outstanding clinicians but to be excellent role models and community partners. Dr. Lee is also Assistant Chief of the Jarnigan Primary Care service. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages and appreciates getting to know his patients and their families.
Dr. Lee also teaches in the international optometry program, teaching students at the Tokyo Optometric College in the areas of ocular health assessment and ocular disease. His research and writing interests are in the areas of clinical education, geriatrics, binocular vision and patient care.
Fun Fact: Dr. Lee is a Disneyland fanatic. If you ever see him at Disney say “Hi,” and join him for a few rides!