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Virginia Donati OD FCOVD

Dr. Virginia Donati graduated from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada in 2002, and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2006 with a citation for Clinical Excellence and the Student Award in Clinical Ethics from the American Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO). Since that time, Dr. Donati has been involved in the ongoing process of expanding Vision Therapy in Canada. She was the founding Vice President (2014-2017) and current President (2018-2021) of Vision Therapy Canada (formerly COVT&R). Dr. Donati lectures to optometrists who are interested in learning more about Vision Therapy and is involved extensively in training of Vision Therapists. She is the lead instructor for VTC’s Practical Vision Therapist Accreditation Program (PVTAP) and is an instructor for Optometric Extension Program (OEP). Dr. Donati is board certified in Vision Therapy as a Fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD).


Sophia Leung OD FAAO

Dr. Sophia Leung is from Saskatchewan originally, graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2014, and entered private practice in Alberta afterwards. Enjoying ocular disease so much, Dr. Leung stepped away from private practice and is currently the Ocular Disease and Refractive Surgery resident with Oklahoma Medical Eye Group, a secondary and tertiary referral and surgical center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Leung has also been involved with the Alberta Association of Optometrists as a Council Member and CE Committee Chair since 2015. She hopes to be helpful in the advancement of optometry in Canada upon her return, in whatever way she can! In the meantime, Dr. Leung has enjoyed sharing her learnings through poster presentations, lectures, educational video series, and publications; both online and in print. Dr. Leung is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.