Meet the Doctors


 

 

Jerry Jenks, O.D.

 

Dr. Jerry Jenks was born and raised in the Kansas City, Missouri area and graduated from West Platte High School in 1969.  He attended the University of Missouri at Columbia and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1975. 

  

During his final year at SCO, Dr. Jenks did patient rounds at a local nursing home and developed an interest in providing services for these underserved residents.  After graduation, Dr. Jenks joined his father's practice in Platte City, Missouri and in 1978 founded Outreach Eye Care to provide "on-site" eye care services for residents of long term care facilities.

  

Dr. Jenks is licensed to practice optometry in Missouri and has structured his clinical experience around geriatrics and the diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of ocular disease.  He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Missouri Optometric Association, the Missouri Health Care Association and numerous other organizations specifically related to geriatric health care.

 

Dr Jenks has always been active in his local community serving the Rotary Club, Lion's Club, Boy Scouts, Masonic Lodge, United Methodist Church and coaching youth sports.  He enjoys golf, fishing, spectator sports and spending time with his family.  He is married to his wife Nancy and they have 2 grown children and 1 grandson.
 

 


 
Marc Franke, O.D.
 
Dr. Marc Franke was born and raised in Jackson, Missouri and graduated from Jackson High School in 1994. He received his bachelor's of science degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1999 and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 2005. 
  

Dr. Franke then joined Outreach Eye Care and has been serving the eye care needs of nursing home residents in a large rural area of Central Missouri including the Springfield area. Dr Franke is licensed to practice optometry in Missouri. His practice areas of interest include low vision correction and ocular disease diagnosis and management. 
  

Dr. Franke is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Missouri Optometric Association, and the Central Missouri Optometric Association. He currently lives in Ashland, Missouri and enjoys hunting, fishing and reading.

 


 

Stephen Mullen, O.D.

  

Dr. Stephen Mullen is a native of the St. Louis area.  He received his bachelor's of science degree from Southwest Missouri State University Honors College in 1997 and received his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri St. Louis in 2004.  Dr. Mullen then joined Outreach Eye Care and has been serving the eye care needs of nursing home residents in the St Louis metropolitan area, Southeast Missouri and Western Illinois ever since.

 

While in optometry school, Dr. Mullen served as the Vice-President and President of the Missouri Optometric Student Association and the student liaison to the American Optometric Association Political Action Committee.  During his optometric training, Dr. Mullen completed externships at Kaneohe Marine Corps base in Hawaii and the Kansas City VA hospital. 

 

 

Dr. Mullen is licensed to practice optometry by the state boards of Missouri and Illinois.  He specializes in geriatric optometry and the treatment of age-related eye diseases.  He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Missouri Optometric Association.   Dr. Mullen currently resides in St. Charles, Missouri with his wife and son.