Dr. Danica DePass grew up in Calgary, Alberta. She began her university career in her hometown studying Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary. She then attended Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Vision Science as well as her Doctor of Optometry degree, with honours.
She gained knowledge and experience in ocular disease management during her clinical externships at a Regional Hospital in Alaska as well as a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Utah. She also completed an ocular surgery post-operative care internship in Washington and a primary care internship in Alberta.
After graduation, Danica worked in rural Alberta where she developed a special interest in areas such as ocular disease management and low vision rehabilitation.
She is now excited to be a part of the vibrant Okanagan lifestyle and community! Outside of the office, Danica enjoys hiking, travelling and spending quality time with her husband and Aussiedoodles.