Assistant Clinical Professor; Head, Ocular Disease & Imaging Service

Nadine FurtadoOD (SUNY), MSc (SUNY), FAAO

Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 39352
Fax: (519) 884-2727
Office: OPT 157

Research interests

  • Ocular Disease
  • Optometric Education
  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Public Health


Nadine Furtado completed her undergraduate studies at McGill University. She then earned a Doctor of Optometry and a Master of Science in Vision Science from the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry. Following graduation, she completed a residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Care at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Hudson Valley Healthcare System. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science where she is Head of the Ocular Disease and Imaging Service.

Furtado’s areas of interest include ocular disease, optometric education, interprofessional collaboration and public health. She is an active member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). She is also involved with Special Olympics Ontario as a Clinical Director and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Vision Institute of Canada.

Nadine Furtado's CV

University of Waterloo

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