Dr. Seija Roggeveen was born and raised in south Calgary. She completed her Bachelor of Science with a major in Health Science with minors in both chemistry and psychology at Mount Royal University and went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry from the University of California, Berkeley. During her optometry education, Dr. Roggeveen had the opportunity to provide care to veterans at clinics in both Washington and Arizona through her school’s externship program. Dr. Roggeveen enjoys being involved in her community and while in Berkeley she was part of the Graduate Assembly representing optometry amongst the graduate programs and she was an avid volunteer for many of her optometry school’s events. In her spare time, Dr. Roggeveen likes to participate in charity runs, travel, and watch a good movie.