Maria Liu

OD, PhD (Vision Science), MPH, MBA

Liu is an Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry at UC Berkeley. The emphasis of her research and clinical expertise is the investigation and utilization of novel contact-lens designs and pharmaceuticals in myopia control. She is the founder and chief of the Myopia Control Clinic, the first of its kind in a teaching clinic; it now serves as a model for optometry schools across the country. Originally from Beijing, Liu practiced as an ophthalmologist in China before relocating to the US in 2000. She obtained her MBA prior to her OD training at Pacific University, College of Optometry. She also completed an MPH and a PhD at UC Berkeley. Email: marialiu@berkeley.edu. Website: Liu Lab.