Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified expert earned her BS in physiology and her BA in psychology from McGill University. She earned her OD from the SUNY College of Optometry and went on to complete her residency in ocular disease and primary care at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System. She has received numerous honors for her teaching work including the Distinguished Teaching Award for Clinical Supervision at the University of Waterloo. She is active in her field as a member of numerous medical societies including the American Public Health Association (APHA), the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), and the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO), among others. She has published 1 journal article, 8 conference abstracts and 2 web articles on various topics in optometry. She has experience as a practicing optometrist for both corporate and private practice optometry firms in NY and ON. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in optometry at a university in ON.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: ON
  • BS, Physiology, McGill University
  • BA, Psychology, McGill University
  • MS, Vision Science, SUNY College of Optometry
  • OD, SUNY College of Optometry
  • Residency, Ocular Disease & Primary Care, the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System
  • Fellowship, the American Academy of Optometry
  • Honor, the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honour Society
  • Honor, Outstanding Performance Award, University of Waterloo
  • Honor, Distinguished Teaching Award for Clinical Supervision, the University of Waterloo
  • Published, 1 journal article, 8 conference abstracts, and 2 web articles
  • Member, the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)
  • Member, Board of Directors, the Vision Institute of Canada (VIC)
  • Member, Scope Expansion Committee, the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO)
  • Member, Clinical Committee, University of Waterloo
  • Member, Safety Committee, University of Waterloo
  • Former, Associate Optometrist, various private practice firms and corporate firms in New York
  • Former, Associate Optometrist, various private practice firms and corporate firms in Ontario
  • Former, Clinical Supervisor, the University of Waterloo
  • Former, Clinical Scientist, Centre for Contact Lens Research, the University of Waterloo
  • Current, Assistant Clinical Professor, a major university in ON
  • Current, Clinical Safety Officer, the optometry clinic at a major university in ON

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