Dr. Caldwell is a 1995 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed a one-year residency in primary care and ocular disease at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry (ABO). He currently works in Duncansville, Pennsylvania as an ocular disease consultant. Dr. Caldwell’s primary focus is the diagnosis and management of anterior and posterior segment ocular disease and he has been a participant in multiple FDA investigations. Dr. Caldwell is a co-founder of Optometric Education Consultants and co-administrator of OCT Connect on Facebook. Dr. Caldwell has lectured extensively throughout the county and over twelve countries internationally. In 2010 he served as President of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association (POA) and served on the AOA Board of Trustees 2013-2016. He is President of the Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind.
Dr. McKenzie is a graduate of the University of Waterloo. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees. Dr. McKenzie has a particular interest in binocular vision and neuro-rehabilitative optometry. She enjoys working with people who have learning disabilities, special populations, individuals with strabismus and amblyopia and those who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. Dr. McKenzie is President of Vision Therapy Canada (VTC) and has lectured internationally. She has completed the curriculum of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation holds a Fellowship with the College of Vision Development. Dr. McKenzie is also a member of The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association and the Ocular Nutrition Society. Dr. McKenzie is an avid gardener and enjoys cooking, yoga, music and spending time with her family.
Dr. Jones is a Professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Jones graduated in Optometry from the University of Wales in 1985 and gained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Biomaterials Research Unit at Aston University, Birmingham, UK in 1998. He has authored over 450 refereed and professional papers, one text-book and given over 1000 invited lectures in over 40 countries. He was awarded an Honorary DSc by Aston in 2018. He was awarded Fellowship of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) in 2017. He holds three of the higher clinical awards granted by the UK College of Optometrists, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), in which he is a Diplomate in Cornea and Contact Lenses, and is also a Fellow of both the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) and the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA). His research interests primarily focus on the interaction of novel and existing contact lens materials with the ocular environment, dry eye and ocular drug delivery. He has been awarded a number of national and international awards, including the 2018 “Contact Lens Educator of the Year for the Americas” from the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE), the 2014 “Glenn Fry Award” from the AAO, 2014 “Donald Korb Award” from the American Optometric Association, 2013 “Max Schapero Award” from the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the AAO and the 2011 “George Giles Memorial Lectureship” from the UK College of Optometrists.
Dr. Keeling is the owner and optometrist at Dr. Alexis Keeling Optometry clinic in CF Champlain Mall. She offers comprehensive eye exams and has clinical interest in dry eye treatment and specialty contact lenses. She is a former school teacher who merged her passion for optometry and teaching by hosting optometry interns and optician students at her clinic. She is an examiner and exam writer with the Optometry Examining Board of Canada, a councillor on the board of the New Brunswick Association of Optometrists and sits on the events committee for the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce. She has published research on the topic of Low Vision and Falls Risk of Hospital In Patients, 2016, and collaborated on publishing the Canadian Low Vision Guidelines for Practicing Optometrists, 2020. Recent awards received for Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care 2016 and Greater Moncton Top 20 Under 40, 2019.
Dr. Eadie, is a clinician and surgeon specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Eadie earned his BA, MSc, MD, PhD, and ophthalmology residency (FRCSC) at the University of British Columbia. His past research includes basic science in neuroplasticity as well as clinical research primarily in ophthalmology. He has several publications, speaking, and funding awards. Dr. Eadie also is President and CEO of a company developing novel glaucoma diagnostic instruments. Dr. Eadie enjoys engaging and teaching fellows, residents, and medical students whenever possible. Dr. Eadie will continue to focus his research efforts on improved glaucoma diagnostic tools and his clinical efforts on providing his glaucoma and cataract patients the best medical and surgical management available.
Dr. Pribis, Diplomate of the American Board of optometry graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh. She graduated with high honors from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. While in optometry school she was president of SOSH. Dr. Pribis was inducted into BSK honor society. She completed an ocular disease residency at the Baltimore VA Hospital. During this time she rotated through Johns Hopkins cornea and specialty contact lens clinics. She’s a partner in private practice in Stamford, CT where she specializes in ocular surface disease and contact lenses. Dr. Pribis lectures extensively with the optometry education company, KMK. She is the director of KMK Optometry Pro, which is the fastest growing professional optometry educational resource on social media. Dr. Pribis was awarded Connecticut’s young optometrist of the year award in early 2015. She is the founder of Ocularprime, a website that encourages you to “Live in Your OcularPrime,” which is a short phrase designed to support a commitment to consistency across the entire health spectrum for those who want to become the best version of themselves.
Dr Zaki is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, cataract surgeon and uveitis specialist based in Halifax, NS. He completed his medical school training and ophthalmology FRSCS residency at Dalhousie University and then completed a Uveitis & Ocular Immunology Fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA. He has been practising full-time in Halifax since January 2021, working at the Halifax Vision Centre. He also oversees the uveitis clinics at the Victoria General Hospital and the IWK. Dr Zaki has great interest in medical education and enjoys teaching and engaging with medical students and ophthalmology residents whenever possible.
Stephanie has worked in the optometry industry for more than 17 years and has been a CCOA for 16. Stephanie currently manages a private practice in Brooklin, Ontario, where she also lives with her husband, two children and a dog and cat. She also coaches for the CCOA Workshop and contributes to their online continuing education program.
Kim, Territory Manager and Field Technical Expert for HOYA Vision Canada. Kim grew up in the optical industry and started working in her mother’s optical boutique nearly 15 years ago. She has been passionate about helping people see as well as possible ever since. Kim has been a Territory Sales Manager for HOYA in northern Alberta for 6 years, and recently took on the additional role of Field Technical Expert. Hoya’s commitment to independent ECPs and technology innovation aligns perfectly with Kim’s values. With a passion for learning and teaching Kim often presents on HOYA’s behalf. Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta she currently resides in a country home just outside of Edmonton with her husband, 2 dogs and 2 cats. In her spare time, she can be found riding her horse, jumping, practicing dressage, or hitting the trail.