Joan Tanabe Wing, OD

Associate Professor

Dr. Wing with Optometry Students.


  • BS, California State University of Sacramento
  • BS, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Role at Salus University:

  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry
    • Director, Integrative Studies
    • Department of Basic Sciences 
      • Module 1:  Molecular and Cellular Processes
        • Lecturer and laboratory instructor, Histology
        • Lecturer, General Pathology
      • Module 2:  Integrative Organ Systems and Disease
        • Lecturer and laboratory instructor, Histology
        • Lecturer, Systemic Pathology
      • Module 3:  Integrative Ocular and Systemic Disease
        • Lecturer and laboratory instructor
      • Module 7:  Clinical Problem Solving II
        • Course coordinator
    • Department of Clinical Sciences 
      • Clinical preceptor, The Eye Institute

Selected Representative Publications:

  • Wing JT, Malloy K, Dayhaw-Barker P., et al.  Clinical Problem-Solving Module, Year Two:  A Progress Report on the Transition From Classroom to Clinic.  American Academy of Optometry, poster session, December 2003.
  • Lewis T, and Wing, JT: Anatomy and Physiology of the Optic Nerve. In: Primary Care of the Glaucomas, TL Lewis, M Fingeret, eds., McGraw-Hill, 2nd ed.,2001.

Professional Honors and Activities:

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
  • Lecturer, Concentrated Ocular Therapeutics Course, as given by PCO.

Clinical Specialty:

  • Primary care optometry