Dr. Jennifer Kohn (Dr. Jen) was born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana. She attended Indiana University, Bloomington for her undergraduate studies where she earned an honors degree in biology as well as receiving minors in chemistry and anthropology.

From there she entered optometry school and completed her Doctorate in 2008. The education at Indiana University School of Optometry included specialties in pediatrics, contact lens, and primary care. Her externships at multiple veteran hospitals also provided a focused education in ocular disease.

During school, Dr. Jen served on the student association committee and advocated for student and optometric rights in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the Indiana and American Optometric Associations where she continues to advocate for legislative rights for optometry. She is also involved in other programs including Young Optometry Leadership and is a board member for Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity where she volunteers her time locally and internationally providing eye care to underserved communities.

When she isn’t working, Dr. Jen enjoys outdoor sports, scuba diving, reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Andrew, and their dog, Miller.