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Carmen Barnhardt

Carmen N. Barnhardt, OD, MSEd

MSEd, California State University, Fullerton
Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy, SCCO


Carmen Barnhardt is the Vice President for Student Affairs at Marshall B. Ketchum University. Previously, she served as the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs where she established the Student Achievement Center, Student Leadership Certificate program and other student services. Dr. Barnhardt has been a faculty member at the Southern California College of Optometry for 20 years. She received her Doctor of Optometry and residency certificate in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy from SCCO. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and a Diplomate in the Pediatric, Binocular Vision, and Perception Section of the AAO. Dr. Barnhardt completed a master’s program in education at California State University, Fullerton and a Graduate Certificate in Student Affairs Administration at Colorado State University. Her areas of interest include leadership development and student government, student support programs and services, including academic and professional development, learning resources and health care students with disabilities.