A native of Schererville, Indiana, Dr. Katharine Moles received her B.S. and O.D. degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington. She completed a hospital based residency in primary care optometry at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Danville, Illinois in 1994 and joined Gailmard Eye Center that same year. Dr. Moles completed clinical rotations at Omni Eye Services in Atlanta and Indianapolis Eye Care Center. She was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and was the recipient of the Sunsoft Award for Achievement in Contact Lenses. Dr. Moles co-authored a research paper titled "Corneal Molding Recovery After Contact Lens Wear". She is certified in the treatment of eye disease and she has completed post-graduate courses in retina, cornea, glaucoma, and laser vision correction. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and Indiana Optometric Association.
Dr. Michelle Millard is from Michigan City, Indiana. She earned her B.S. degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette in the field of medical technology and her Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Millard completed an externship in primary care optometry and ocular disease at Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospital and joined Gailmard Eye Center in 1997. Dr. Millard is licensed to diagnose and treat diseases of the eye. She has completed numerous continuing medical education courses, including courses in laser vision correction. She has served as a clinical research investigator for several contact lens and solution manufacturers seeking FDA approval of new lens materials and designs. Dr. Millard is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Indiana Optometric Association, the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana, and the National Association for Down Syndrome.
Dr. Amanda Sprehe graduated from Crown Point High School, received her B.S. degree in Biology from Purdue University Calumet and her O.D. degree from Indiana University School of Optometry, all with honors. While in optometry school, Dr. Sprehe received the Dean's Research Scholarship, Crown Point Lion's Club Scholarships and the Acuvue Contact Lens Award. She served as an associate instructor, was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and completed clinical externships at Indianapolis Eye Care Center, Muncie Eye Center and Michiana Eye Center.
Dr. Sprehe joined the practice in 2009 and has completed extensive continuing education in all areas of eye health including glaucoma, cornea, retina, binocular vision, post-op Lasik and cataracts. Dr. Sprehe was an investigator in contact lens research studies here at Gailmard. She has a special interest in fitting specialty and scleral contact lenses. Dr. Sprehe is a member of the Indiana and American Optometric Associations.