Dr. Barnes graduated from NC State with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine after completing her bachelors in Animal Science at North Carolina A&T. Dr. Barnes was a member of SCAAEP and served as Vice President of the Radiology Club at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. She was a recipient of the Zoetis Scholarship Award in 2018 & 2019, the Babe and Yosi Scholarship in 2019-2020 and received the NCSU CVM Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Proficiency Award in 2020. Her interests are internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. Dr. Barnes enjoys watching anime, horseback riding and playing tennis. She shares her home with a 2 year old scottish fold named Levi and a 1 year old domestic shorthair named Luke.