Dr. Barber is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Ob/Gyn Nurse Practitioner with vast clinical, hospital administrative, and team building experience. Dr. Barber's 23 years of clinical experience spans the breadth of long-term care, medical-surgical, orthopedic, pre-operative, intra-operative, post-operative, antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and newborn nursing. Dr. Barber also serves as a nurse entrepreneur, operating Barber Medical Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC. Dr. Barber is the owner and principal medical legal consultant for her independent medical legal consulting practice.
Dr. Barber teaches for the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, and the graduate Master of Science in Nursing program of study. Dr. Barber is responsible for teaching Obstetrical, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing (Women and Reproductive Health), Healthcare and Social Policy and Transitions to Professional Practice (Nursing Leadership and Management).
Dr. Barber is committed to rendering care in accordance to current evidence-based practice, supporting experiential learning while securing a safe and supportive learning environment focused on the individualized needs of the learner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Medical University of South Carolina
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Medical University of South Carolina
Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Cum Laude: Adirondack Community College
Philadelphia State University: RN Surgical First Assistant
Certified Nurse Midwife
Board Certified Ob/Gyn Nurse Practitioner
Successful with new program implementation:
1. Hospital hospital-based midwifery program that transformed women’s health care delivery, promoted positive birth outcomes, and patient satisfaction
2. Nitrous Oxide for Labor Pain Management and the Immediate Postpartum Period
3. Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery (VBAC) Program
Successful in leading Saratoga Hospital to be awarded Blue Distinction for Maternity Care, demonstrating expertise, and a commitment to quality, evidence-based care