Dr. Jason Kaminski was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition in 1992. He went on to attend the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA, completing his Doctorate of Optometry degree in 1996.
In 1995, Dr. Kaminski was awarded the Seymour Galina Grant for his essay “Professionalism and Ethics”. Dr. Kaminski has also been published in both the Journal of Behavioral Optometry in 1995, and in optometry’s major publication, the Journal of the American Optometric Association in 1997. Dr. Kaminski belongs to the American and Colorado Optometric Associations, as well as being a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
In addition to his professional life as an eye doctor, Dr. Kaminski has lived in Longmont for 18 years and is active in his community: he is a past member of the Longmont Museum Advisory Board, past-president of the Longmont Twin Peaks Rotary Club, and is a member of both the Carbon Valley and Longmont Chambers of Commerce. He is a member of Old School Industries Racing Bicycle Team, the Rocky Mountain Cycling Club, and the Peak 2 Peak Cycling Club. He accomplished his season’s major goals of racing to the top of both Mt Evans and Pike’s Peak by bicycle and foot this summer.
He is an avid Ohio State Buckeyes football fan, and has been known to schedule his autumn Saturdays around the Buckeye’s television football schedule. In addition to running and cycling, his other interests include spending time with his family (of course!), drinking good beer, and gardening.
Dr. Kaminski, his wife, Katie, and their children, Kenna and Owen, live in Longmont.