Barbara McLendon has been a practicing audiologist since 1990. She completed her undergraduate degree in Hearing and Speech at the University of Maryland and her graduate degree in Audiology at George Washington University. In May of 2009, she earned her Doctorate in Audiology from Salus University. Dr. McLendon completed her clinical fellowship year at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She worked for 10 years at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the Audiology Center where she was active in clinic and hospital wide Quality Improvement programs. She was awarded a Civilian Medal of Achievement for her leadership role in the Civilian Welfare Program. For the past 14 years, she has enjoyed serving the community through her private practice at the Hearing Center of Chestertown.