Dr. Henning grew up in Northeast Pennsylvania. She attended Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan for her undergraduate work and obtained an Associates' Degree in Optometric Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Biology - graduating with highest honors with both degrees. She then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia and graduated Beta Sigma Kappa. She went on to complete a residency in Contact Lens and Corneal Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and continued at UAB as an Assistant Professor and Manager of the Contact Lens and Corneal Disease Department. Dr. Henning practiced in Sparta, NC for several years and has been with Blue Ridge Eye Care Associates for more than a decade. Dr. Henning enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, time outdoors, hunting four-leaf clovers, and spending time with family and friends.