brodmerkle Dr. Bruce Brodmerkle attended undergraduate school at Fort Hays State University before gaining early admittance to Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. After joining Dr. RW Simmons in Chillicothe in 1980, he assumed control of the practice in 1982. Twenty two years of solo, private practice eventually led to the merger of his practice with Sloan Eye Care. Dr. Brodmerkle was a long time member of the Chillicothe R-2 School Board, a past president of the Livingston County Library Board, and a past president of the Rotary Club. Dr. Brodmerkle also is a board certified optometrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry

sloan Dr. Robert Sloan attended undergraduate school at the University of Missouri. He graduated from Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois. From 1978 through 1988 Dr. Sloan was the Chief of Eye Care of Stadium Care Center and Director of Eye Care for Prime Health H.M.O. in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. After relocating to North Missouri in 1989, Dr. Sloan practiced in Chillicothe, Hamilton, Cameron, and Brookfield Missouri. In 1973 he established Sloan Eye Care Centers. Sloan Eye Care merged with Brodmerkle Family Eye Care in 2004 to form Premier EyeCare Associates, where Dr. Sloan serves as the company's managing member.  He was the past president of Missouri Optometric Association, and Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce.  He is Fellow of American Academy of Optometry and multiple award winner of AOA Optometric Recognition Award. Dr. Sloan extensively lectures to Optometrists around the nation on the subjects of Practice Management and Contact Lenses. Dr. Sloan also is a board certified optometrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry


Dr. Duane Thompsonattended undergraduate college at Graceland College graduating with a B.S. in Biology in 1995. He then attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee , graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1999. Upon Graduation from SCO he moved with his family to Brookfield Missouri and joined Premier Eyecare in 1999. He is very active in the community serving as Brookfield Kiwanis President in 2004 and Brookfield Chamber of Commerce in 2004, North Central Missouri YMCA President in 2006, and is a former Missouri Optometric Association President. He is currently on Heart of America Eye Care Congress. Dr. Thompson also is a board certified optometrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry

Kevin Harris

Dr. Kevin Harris is from Weston, Missouri graduating from University of Missouri – Columbia Honors College in 2004.  He earned a Master of Healthcare Administration from the MU School of Medicine in 2006. Dr. Harris received his optometric education at the Illinois College of Optometry and graduated in 2010.  He did an additional year of residency training in the treatment and management of ocular disease and low vision at the Wichita Kansas VA.  Dr. Harris is a board certified optometrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.  Dr. Harris is a board member of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists and an active member of the Missouri Optometric Association.  He serves as a Trenton Chamber Ambassador, Trenton Rotary member, and as a board member of the Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation.  He volunteers in the Royal Rangers youth ministry.  


Dr. Jennifer Poston grew up in Gladstone, MO. She received a Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences and a Minor in French at the University of Missouri. She attended Optometry school at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  In school she was a Member of the American Optometric Student Association, and Beta Sigma Kappa (an Optometric Honors Fraternity). 









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