Dr. Loewen grew up in Winnipeg and attended the University of Manitoba. She graduated with a B.Sc. with distinction in 2006. During this time, she was involved in molecular biology research in the Department of Microbiology. She continued her studies at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and completed an internship at VisionAmerica in Mobile, Alabama with emphasis on oculopastics, neuro-ophthalmology, cataract pre-operative and post-operative management, glaucoma, and diseases of the retina and vitreous. Dr. Loewen graduated in 2010 on the Dean’s Honours List.
Dr. Loewen is currently the chair of the Children’s Vision Committee of the Manitoba Association of Optometrists. She has a special interest in providing eyecare to those in need and has traveled to communities in Mexico, Guatemala, and Jamaica on vision missions.
Dr. Loewen is happy to be back in Winnipeg and joined Village Optical in July 2010.