A native of Manchester, Connecticut, Dr. Werker received her bachelors degree in chemistry at Holy Cross College where she was a Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at University of Houston were she was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa honor society.
Dr. Werker is a board certified optometric physician. Her professional affiliations include membership in the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, and the Manasota Society of Optometrists. She has practiced in the Sarasota community for over 20 years.