Dr. Mackey completed her Bachelor of Honours Science and Doctor of Optometry Degree at the University of Waterloo where she graduated in 2018 on the Dean’s Honour List. During her studies, Dr. Mackey completed an externship at the Lexington Veteran Affairs Medical Centre in Kentucky focusing on the treatment and management of ocular disease including glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration. She has traveled with the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) to participate in a charitable eye care clinic in Moldova. Dr. Mackey is currently a council member with the College of Optometrists of Ontario and is also a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, the Ontario Association of Optometrists, and the Ottawa Society of Optometrists.