Kimber Barnett, DMSc, MS, PA-C
Post-Doctorate Fellow, Medical Education, University of Lynchburg
Dr. Barnett is a board-certified Physician Associate through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Associates (NCCPA). She completed her Doctor of Medical Science from the University of Lynchburg and is pursuing a post-doctorate in medical education. Dr. Barnett graduated from Western University of Health Sciences and completed a Hepatology fellowship at UCLA. She previously practiced at Duke University Medical Center (DUMC) and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) and was the Clinical Trials Director in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. In addition, Dr. Barnett has had various medical affairs roles in the biotech industry, focusing on drug development for multiple diseases such as viral hepatitis, hepatorenal syndrome, hepatic encephalopathy, acute liver failure, and gene therapy for neuromuscular disorders such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Limb Girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD). She is also a certified Parkinson’s care provider through the Parkinson’s Foundation. Dr. Barnett resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband, Gary, and their Rhodesian Ridgeback, Ben. She is an avid tennis player and a foodie who enjoys cooking. She and her husband have been involved in philanthropy for the Frankie Lemmon School in Raleigh, NC, for many years, providing education and support for special needs children.