1124 S. State Street
Big Rapids, Michigan
Jennifer Schad, OD, FAAO
Phone: (231) 591-2192
Email: [email protected]
- OD, Ferris State University, Michigan College of Optometry, Optometry
- BS, Ferris State University, Michigan College of Optometry, Vision Science
- AS, Ferris State University, Pre-Optometry
Dr. Jennifer Schad is an Assistant Professor at the Michigan College of Optometry. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Ferris State University and her Doctor of Optometry degree from Michigan College of Optometry. She has practiced in West Michigan for the past 16 years and her experience ranges from commercial settings to a high-volume ophthalmology practice. Dr. Schad has served on quality assurance and medical billing committees at a national level within corporate optometry. Currently, she serves as co-chair for the Medicare Compliance Committee at MCO.
Dr. Schad brings knowledge in business management, including medical insurance coding and billing, to the classroom and teaches in Practice Management courses. Her experience in primary care optometry includes ocular disease, surgical co-management and care of pediatric patients. She works with students in the Primary Care clinic at University Eye Center and also teaches General Pharmacology.
Dr. Schad is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Michigan Optometric Association and their Inter-Professional Relations Committee. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.
Publications and Intellectual Contributions
Schad, J. (2019). "Looking Back for the Future," The Michigan Optometrist. 99 (3). pp. 16-17. Lansing, MI: Michigan Optometric Association.
Schad, J., MCO Fall CE, "Coding Conundrums of Posterior Segment Disease: You Gotta Know How to Code It," Big Rapids, MI, (September 9, 2018).
Schad, J., MCO Fall CE, "Ocular Adverse Effects of Systemic Medications," Big Rapids, MI, (September 8, 2018).
Schad, J., Great Lakes Eye Care Conference, "New FDA Approved Pharmaceutical Agents: An Update for Eye Care Providers," MOA-MCO, Grand Rapids, MI, (May 31, 2018).
Schad, J., Korean Student Program, "Medical History-taking and its Importance in Patient Management," (July 20, 2017).
Schad, J., Great Lakes Eye Care Conference, "Coding Conundrums of Posterior Segment Disease: You Gotta Know How to Code It," MOA-MCO, Grand Rapids, MI, (June 15, 2017).