Dr. Jill (Hadler) Schultz, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD, FNORA
Dr. Jill Schultz is a Minnesota native. After her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, she obtained a Doctorate of Optometry degree with honours from Pacific University College of Optometry. During her training, she developed a greater interest in children’s vision and strabismus, which led her to pursue a residency fellowship in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy from the Southern California College of Optometry. Her interests and experience include pediatric eye care, binocular vision, pediatric and adult strabismus, pediatric contact lens fitting, neurorehabilitative optometry and evaluation of those with special needs.
Dr. Schultz serves on the MOA Children’s Vision Committee, is a former Minnesota Optometric Association board member and a Clinical Director of the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, College of Optometrists for Vision Development and one of 13 Fellows of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association. She is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor and Residency Director affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr Schultz enjoys spending time with her children and husband, cooking, volunteering her skills to the community, church, Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program and third world eye care missions, which include Mexico, Costa Rica, Chile and El Salvador.
Dr. Natalie Nibert
Dr. Natalie Nibert was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas and completed a Biology degree with a Music minor at the University of Tulsa. Dr. Nibert graduated from Southern College of Optometry with interests in pediatrics, vision therapy, and primary care optometry. While in optometry school, she was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, Gold Key Honor Society, and College of Optometrists in Vision Development, among others. She served as Student Government Association Secretary, treasurer of Low Vision Club, and participated in an optometric service trip to Costa Rica. Dr. Nibert also completed a research poster in pediatrics which she presented at the American Academy of Optometry meeting in 2019. She received awards for student achievement in research and excellence in contact lens.
Dr. Nibert looks forward to getting to know her patients and serving their families! In her spare time, Dr. Nibert enjoys playing the piano, participating in local community events, and spending time outdoors.