Sarah Wang, MD
Dr. Sarah Wang was born in China and grew up in North Carolina. She earned her BS in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry, magna cum laude from Duke University, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She went on to earn her MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. As a medical student, she worked on several research projects at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University. This included work in the Dana Center for Preventative Ophthalmology studying the use of crowdsourcing via Amazon Mechanical Turk to grade fundus photos for disease status of glaucoma; in the Retina Division, studying diagnostic value of ultrasound in the diagnosis of endophtalmitis; and in the Corneal Division studying resident and program characteristics that correlate with higher performance on the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program. Dr. Wang has presented her work at conferences such as the American Glaucoma Society Annual Meeting, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, and the Association of University Professor in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Her work has been published in journals such as Current Diabetes Reports, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, and the Journal of Glaucoma. Dr. Wang has been recognized with the Baldwin Scholars Research Fellowship Award, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Dean’s Research Fellowship Award, and the Stephen J. Ryan, MD, Prize in Ophthalmology.