Dr. Gabriela Camorlinga graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. She completed her Doctor of Optometry Degree at the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry and Vision Science with honours in 2019.
During her time in university she completed several clinical clerkships in the United States and Canada, including the Eye Foundation of Utah in Salt Lake City and the Optometry Clinic in Kenora, Ontario. She has travelled as a volunteer to Ecuador with VOSH International to volunteer eye care services and provide eye exams and glasses to the locals of the cities of Guayaquil and Cuenca.
Dr. Camorlinga is passionate about low vision rehabilitation. Driven by her interest she went on to pursue a post-graduate residency program in Low Vision Rehabilitation at the University of Waterloo, and gained experience in working with patients with mild to severe visual impairments caused by conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinitis pigmentosa. During her residency she also worked as a clinical supervisor for the school and had the opportunity to present her poster at the Resident’s day program at the Academy
conference in 2019.