Karen Jeng-Miller, MD, MPH
Career Plans: Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, Tufts Medical Center/Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Boston, MA
Dr. Jeng-Miller earned her AB in Chemistry at Princeton University. She was awarded a Princeton Project 55 fellowship to serve as a public health policy fellow at Children’s HealthWatch in Boston. This work led to her earning a Master of Public Health (MPH) at Boston University that focused on international public health, particularly among immigrant populations. While a medical student at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, she worked with underserved populations as a student doctor at Promise Clinic, a student-run primary care center providing healthcare to uninsured patients. Her interest in ophthalmology was solidified while studying retinal pathology and new clinical treatment efficacy under the guidance of Dr. Jonathan Prenner at NJ Retina. After earning her MD, she completed an internship at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. Her work has been published in journals including Retina, British Journal of Ophthalmology, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).