Dr. Shepherd joined Vision Park Family Eye Care in January, 2014. Originally from Ottumwa, she attended Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN, and received her Doctorate of Optometry in 2011 from Southern College of Optometry also in Memphis, TN. After the 7 years away from Iowa, she was ready to return to her roots and accepted a position in south Des Moines.
Dr. Shepherd is a member of the Iowa Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. She specializes in ocular disease, contact lens, and family eye care.
Dr. Shepherd resides in West Des Moines with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys cooking with her husband, spending time with her two spoiled dogs, and watching both the Iowa Hawkeyes and St. Louis Cardinals.