Originally from Edmonton, Dr. Prat received her Bachelor of Pharmacology (Honours) from the University of Alberta in 1996. She then received her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2000. She practiced in Alberta for two years before moving to Cambridge in 2002. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, as well as the Canadian Association of Optometrists.
She has two lovely daughters and enjoys travelling.