Dr. Barry received her undergraduate degree at Wellesley College. She returned to her hometown to attend medical school at the University of Louisville and stayed on for residency in radiation oncology. While in medical school she was awarded the Tim Lee Carter award for outstanding contribution in an area of non-academic extracurricular student life after presenting data on gender imbalance in residency programs. She is active in clinical research in breast, gynecologic, and head and neck cancers. She has presented her data at many national conferences, and is an ACRO essay award winner. She also maintains a strong interest in education, mentorship, and business. She currently serves as the Adviser to the Resident Committee Chair. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and exploring new restaurants. After graduation, she will be an assistant professor at Wake Forest University.