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Carmen Barnhardt

Carmen N. Barnhardt, OD, MSEd

MSEd, California State University, Fullerton


Carmen Barnhardt is the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services 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 since 1996. 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 student leadership development; student support systems, including academic and professional development, learning resources and advocating for health care students with disabilities; and health education, promotion and prevention.