Dr. Mikels grew up in Monticello, IN within Carroll County. She graduated as the salutatorian of Delphi Community High School in 2009. After high school, she majored in Biology-Chemistry and graduated summa cum laude from Saint Joseph's College in 2013. She then moved to Columbus, OH to attend optometry school at Ohio State University. In 2017 she received her cum laude Doctor of Optometry degree and moved back to Indiana. Dr. Mikels then joined our practice in June 2017. She lives in White County with her husband and three dogs. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and traveling.