Dr. Shepherd joined Heartland Family Eyecare in September, 2022. 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. She has been practicing in the Des Moines area since 2011.
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, her husband Brian, and 3 childen, reside in West Des Moines. She and her family attend Lutheran Church of Hope. Dr. Shepherd enjoys spending time with her friends and family, gardening, and watching both the Iowa Hawkeyes and St. Louis Cardinals.