Juan Huang headshot.

Assistant Professor

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Office location: HPB 523

Schedule a UAB Eye Care Appointment: 205-975-2020

Office hours: By appointment


  • MPH, Clinical Translational Science, Ohio State University College of Public Health
  • OD, University of Houston College of Optometry
  • PhD, Physiological Optics/Vision Science, University of Houston College of Optometry

Teaching interests: Public Health Optometry

Research Interests:

Dr. Huang’s current research interests focus on studying the pathogenesis of myopia and developing strategies to prevent the onset and progression of myopia through translational research. Dr. Huang received a 5-year K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health in 2015 to investigate a novel myopia control strategy by combining treatments of soft bifocal contact lenses and 0.01% atropine in children.