Location: University of British Columbia (UBC)
B.Sc (Western University), O.D. (New England College of Optometry)
Dr. Natalie Wu was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She completed her B.Sc. at Western University and her Doctor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry (NECO) in Boston.
At NECO, Dr. Wu served as the President of Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) and helped organize a volunteer optometric trip to the Dominican Republic where the team provided eye exams to thousands of local residents. She has also volunteered at the Massachusetts Special Olympics during her time at school.
Dr. Wu completed her clinical externships at a private practice in Colorado, as well as two community health centers and a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Massachusetts. Throughout her externships, Dr. Wu gained experience in primary care, ocular disease, surgical co-management, dry eye treatment, myopia control and contact lenses.
Dr. Wu is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the BC Association of Optometrists. In her spare time, Dr. Wu enjoys traveling, volunteering, playing tennis and golf, and exploring the food scene in Vancouver.