Ling Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) in 2008 and PhD in 2016 from the University of New South Wales. Her research interests include public health optometry, epidemiology, knowledge translation and has expertise in ocular surface disease.
She has contributed to UNSW as a visiting teaching fellow, clinical supervisor and research supervisor to 5th year undergraduate optometry students. She has been a Research Officer at the Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation and is currently an Evaluation Officer at the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. Her current role involves evaluating service design and workforce development for clinical genetic services. She also continues to work in optometry practice at the Australian College of Optometry serving lower socioeconomic communities and providing clinical supervision to optometry students.