Dr. Ward grew up in White Rock before moving to Ontario to attend the University of Waterloo.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a specialization in animal physiology and co-op from the University of Waterloo in 2015, and went on to graduate from the doctor of optometry programme in 2019. While working towards her optometry degree Dr. Ward completed a disease management and ocular therapeutics internship at JC Montgomery Veterans hospital in Oklahoma. She also participated in a mission trip to Peru providing eye care to those in need. In her spare time Dr. Ward enjoys travelling, hiking, running, and volunteering with Scouts Canada.
Dr. Ward is excited to be back on the west coast and looks forward to providing eye care to those in the Cowichan Valley.