Linda Baker, PhD, RN

 Associate Professor


Areas of Expertise

  • Women's Health - Maternal/Child Nursing
  • Labor and delivery
  • Post-partum
  • Ante-partum
  • Nursery

Areas of Research

  • Nurse's experiences of caring for women during labor & birth
  • Advocating for women during labor and birth

Professional Certifications

  • Registered Nurse - State of WI
  • CPR Certified
  • Neonatal Advanced Life Support
  • NRP Certified


Degree Held School Attended Location (City, State)
PhD University of WI - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
BSN University of WI - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI


Recent Publications

Mulder, P.J., Johnson, T.S. & Baker, L.C. (2010). Excessive Weight Loss in Breastfed Infants During the Postpartum Hospitilization. Journal of Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing, 39, 15-26.

Runquist, J.J. & Baker, L.C. (2008) Narratives of Ideology and Resistance: Women's Experences of Fatigue after Childbirth. Journal of the Association of Research on Mothering. Volume 10(1), 83-94.


Recent Presentations

 "Advocating for Women During Labor and Birth." Dissertation 2010, May


Professional Affiliations 

Organization Officer Memberships Website
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses N/A AWHONN Website
Sigma Theta Tau International N/A Sigma Theta Tau

Columbia College of Nursing

4425 N. Port Washington Rd.| Glendale | WI | 53212
Phone 414-326-2330 | Fax 414-326-2331

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