Born to Edward Fulton Carleton and Rita Elyse (True) Carleton in Cleveland, OH.
Marries James David Benes on December 27.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in biology and mathematics from the University of Michigan.
Obtains a Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Drexel College of Medicine.
Is a resident in internal medicine at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, PA until 1976.
Is a resident in ophthalmology, fellow in neuro-ophthalmology and staff physician at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA through 1981.
Becomes certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Is a lecturer and faculty member of neuro-ophthalmology at Kenyatta Teaching Hospital, Tumu Tumu Hospital and the Univ. of Nairobi in Kenya.
Teaches as a professor of neuro-ophthalmology and orbital surgery at the Ohio State University until 2016.
Is a grantee of the National Institutes of Health until 1994.
Serves as a consultant and volunteer physician in Ecuador, the Marshall and Galapagos Islands, Honduras, Georgia, Mexico, Peru and Mongolia through 2018.
Receives a Wakian Service Award from Camp Fire, Inc.
Receives a Living Faith Award from the Columbus Interfaith Council.
Is a guest lecturer at the Hacettepe University Medical School in Turkey and again in 2003.
Is a neuro-ophthalmologist and orbital surgeon at The Eye Center of Columbus in Ohio until 2017.
Conducts consultations in Buena Vista, CO and is a medical staff member at the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center through today.
Is a Colorado Master Gardener and Volunteer for Chaffee County until 2018.
Is a faculty member at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia until 2020.