Dr. Salminen grew up in the small northern community of Whitefish, ON. She moved to London where she completed a Bachelor of Science – Double Major in Biological and Medical Sciences from the University of Western Ontario in 2013. She went on to earn a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, graduating on the Dean’s Honour List in 2018.
During her training, Dr. Salminen gained clinical experience in the treatment and management of ocular diseases, including the use of ocular therapeutics, while on externships in Florida, Kitchener and right here in Chatham with Dr. Oliphant.
Outside work, Dr. Salminen enjoys the outdoors, reading adventure novels, playing piano and spending time with her family.