Born and raised in Kingsport, TN, Barbara has spent most of her life in the Appalachian Highlands. She has over a decade of experience as a veterinary assistant and holds degrees from both Tusculum College and Miami University. She worked as a process control engineer for several years after graduation before moving into the veterinary field.
Her hobbies include completing crossword puzzles, geocaching, and playing several games, including Animal Crossing. She is an avid runner who loves racing 5Ks to half marathons. Barbara also enjoys spending time with her children and her 4 small dogs.
In one word, Oakwell is
I am addicted to Pokemon Go
I collect heart-shaped rocks and sharks teeth
Dr. Sims and Barbara took very good care of WB and addressed all of his issues with expertise. The clinic has a welcoming atmosphere and brand new state- of -the art equipment. It’s a top notch facility in every way. I highly recommend Oakwell!Alice Armstrong
This was the best vet experience I have ever had. I had the pleasure of working with Dr. Sims, Barbara, and I believe their name was Max at the front desk. Everyone here radiates sunshine and love for animals.Jennifer Katanic
The staff was very congenial and knowledgeable. Dr. Sims and Barbara took very good care of WB and addressed all of his issues with expertise. Alice Armstrong