Dr. Pietralla obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta in 1990. This was followed by a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1994. During her studies, Dr. Pietralla did a clinical rotation in Denver, Colorado at Omni Eye Specialists. During this time she was able to attend a few games of the inaugural season of the Colorado Rockies!
Dr. Pietralla lives in Terrace with her husband, Alex, and son, Mark. She enjoys hiking, fishing, running, golf and weight training. She volunteers as a board member of TYSA (Terrace Youth Soccer Association). She is also a member of a local book club, and enjoys scrapbooking, gardening and geocaching.
She is a member of the Ocular Nutrition Society and Optometric Extension Program Foundation.