Advisory Board Member
Shirley Ha, O.D., FCOVD is an Advisory Member to the Board of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), an inter-disciplinary group of professionals dedicated to providing patients who have physical or cognitive disabilities as a result of an acquired brain injury with a complete ocular health evaluation and optimum visual rehabilitation education and services to improve their quality of life.
Dr. Ha is a graduate of the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry and Vision Science and a Board-certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Therapy (COVD). Dr. Ha is Membership Chair for NORA as well as Director of Membership for Canadian Optometrists in Vision Development & Rehabilitation (COVT&R), a non-profit organization that provides vision therapy continuing education to optometrists and raises awareness of vision therapy and rehabilitation through public and government advocacy across Canada.
Dr. Ha served on the Ontario Association of Optometrists Board of Directors from 1999 to 2006 and held the position of OAO President in 2004-2005. She is also a contributing member of the Questions Committee for the Optometry Examining Board of Canada (OEBC), as well as a Clinical Skills Assessor to verify skills competencies through Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE).