Dr. Carolina Francisconi

Dr. Francisconi completed her medical education in 2012 at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, followed by Ophthalmology residency training at Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Brazil, graduating in 2016. She completed a 2-year Vitreoretinal Fellowship at the University of Toronto, graduating in 2018. Dr. Francisconi has extended her training further by an additional year of Paediatric Retina and Research Fellowship at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Francisconi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Dalhousie University. She works as a medical retina specialist at the Victoria General Hospital and at the Archibald & Samad office in Halifax.


Dr. Danica Marrelli, OD, FAAO, AAO Diplomate (Glaucoma)

Dr. Marrelli received her doctor of optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO), and completed a residency in hospital-based optometry at the Baltimore VA Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She is currently a clinical professor at UHCO, where she serves as Assistant Dean of Clinical Education and staffs the glaucoma, retina, and general eye disease clinics. In the classroom, Dr. Marrelli teaches in the ocular pharmacology, glaucoma and case-based learning courses. Dr. Marrelli became a diplomate in the ocular disease section of the American Academy of Optometry in November 2009 and is the secretary of the Optometric Glaucoma Society.


Paul Freund, MD MSc FRCSC

Dr. Freund - Neuro-ophthalmology, adult strabismus, and general ophthalmology - Assistant Professor Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Dalhousie University