Dr. Godwin was born in Charleston, WV and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received a Bachelor of Science and a Doctorate in Optometry at Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Godwin interned at the Baltimore/Fort Howard VAMC in Baltimore, MD and at Carolina Eye Associates in Southern Pines, NC. She received honors in pediatric care and in low vision service. Dr. Godwin is a member of the American Optometric Association and has practiced full scope optometry for over 22 years. She has a special interest in contact lenses, dry eye and ocular disease.
Dr. Godwin lives in Raleigh with her husband, son and two dogs. Out of the office, she enjoys spending time with family, cooking, traveling and being outdoors. She loves the North Carolina coast and especially enjoys watching her son play sports and listening to him play the piano.