Dr. Tasha Hotz grew up in Barrie, Ontario. She received an Honours B.Sc degree from the
University of Western Ontario. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, she married
her husband Mike and they headed to Oregon where she received her Doctorate of Optometry
from Pacific University. Her training included rotations with Indian Health Services in
Wyoming and Veterans Affairs in Oregon.
While at school, Dr. Hotz participated in two eye care mission trips. These trips to the
Philippines and Costa Rica were great learning experiences and very rewarding. She hopes
to participate in many more trips like these in the future when she can find the
Tasha and her husband enjoyed their time in the Pacific Northwest but after the birth of
their twin girls, they decided it was time to move a little closer to home. Outside of
the office she enjoys hiking, skiing, and traveling as a family.