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 4 grandsons.
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.
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 two sons.
Dr. Josh Boucher was born and raised in Douglass, Kansas and graduated from Derby High School in 1998. He attended Butler County Community College for his first 2 years of college on a vocal music scholarship performing mostly in the Midwest with the Headliners and earning his associates degree. He then transferred to Wichita State University where he graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in 2001. He went on to earn his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2005. While in school he enjoyed rotations at the Veterans hospital and cataract surgeons the most.
After 10 years of practicing Optometry with America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses, he decided to take a new path and work with the often underserved, geriatric community. He is really enjoying getting to travel around the area and meet new people every day. He has a passion for helping people see the best that they are able and tries to help in any way possible. He has licenses in both Kansas and Missouri but currently only practices in Missouri.
Dr. Boucher married his high school sweetheart during his time at Wichita State University and together they live in Blue Springs, Missouri with their 3 very active and wonderful sons. He loves golfing and watching the Chiefs and Royals with his family. He enjoys participating in the various sports activities the boys are involved in and is a member of Christ the Rock Church in Independence, Missouri.
Dr. Rebecca Enloe was raised in Picher, OK and currently resides in Jay, OK. She received her Bachelor's of Science degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK in 2002 and her Doctor of Optometry degree from Northeastern State University's Oklahoma College of Optometry in 2007.
Dr. Enloe then worked as Clinical professor and Director of NSUOCO's Rural Eye Program overseeing optometric care in the rural clinics of the Cherokee Nation from 2007 to 2017.
Dr. Enloe joined Outreach Eye Care in 2017 to establish Oklahoma Outreach Eyecare to provide eye care for nursing home residents across Oklahoma.