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Shana Marie Barrett, O.D., recently received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in the greater Philadelphia area.

Dr. Barrett is a 2003 graduate of Scranton Preparatory School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She received a Presidential Scholarship to study at the University of Scranton, and she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 2007 with a dual major in biology and philosophy. Before entering optometry school, she spent two years in virology research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia.

Barrett was her class president while at Salus University and gave the Commencement Address at the graduation ceremony held at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. She was an inaugural member of the Dean’s Student Advisory Board at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, an inaugural member of the SECO Student Advisory Committee, and a Student Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Barrett is the daughter of Joseph and Theresa Barrett, Clarks Summit. She is engaged to wed Atty. Brett Zeitlin of Philadelphia in September.

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