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Lisa Baracker, MA, CD(H&H)

Phone: (510) 470-0058

Email: whatadoula@googlegroups.com


Objective

  • I want to love my job!  I want to help make the world a better place by working with under-served women during their childbearing years.

Education

Employment

  • Whatadoula (2009-Present)
    Founder & Executive Director, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Southwestern Women’s Options (2017)
    Medical Students for Choice Extern
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital/UCSF (2014)
  • Medical Students for Choice Extern (2014) 
  • Touro University of California (2013-2015)
    Pregnancy Partners Teaching Assistant – Primary Care Department (Spring 2014, Spring 2015)
    Health Policy & Management Teaching Assistant – Public Health Dept (Summer 2013)
    Epidemiology Teaching Assistant – Public Health Dept. (Spring 2013)
  • Birth Options Foundation (2010-2013) 

    Founder & Executive Director
  • Alameda County Medical Center (2012-2013)
    Master of Public Health Intern, Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
  • San Francisco General Hospital Doula Volunteers (2010-2012)
    Webmaster, Communications Committee Chair & Doula
  • Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (2007-2010)
    Systems Analyst
  • St. Baldrick’s Foundation (2007-2009) – concurrent un-paid position
    Volunteer Event Organizer, Children’s Hospital Oakland & Bay Street Emeryville Events
  • Nanomix, Inc. (2007)
    Associate Scientist, Product Development
  • Dominican University of California (2006-2007)
    Teaching/Research Laboratory Manager
    Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Medrio: Research Logistics, Inc. (2006) – concurrent position
    Quality Assurance/Training Consultant
  • University of Colorado Hospital (2002 – 2006)
    Care Team Assistant III - ACES Float Pool
  • National American University (2005) – concurrent position
    Associate Faculty – College Algebra
  • Private Tutor (2001 - 2005) – concurrent position
    Personal Science Tutor
  • University of Denver (2001 - 2002)
    Graduate Teaching Assistant - Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • University of Kansas (2000 - 2001)
    Graduate Teaching Assistant - Dept. of Chemistry

Publications & Talks

  • Baracker, L.A.; “Doulas, Birth Planning and Rebozos.” Touro University. MS1 Pregnancy Partners Elective Invited Speaker. April 2016, February 2017. 
  • Baracker, L.A.; “Manual Vacuum Aspiration Lecture & Papaya Workshop.” Touro University. Medical Students for Choice Guest Lecturer. November 2015.
  • Baracker, L.A.; Baracker, G.; Carlson, J.; Wecks, B.; and Wecks, C. “Pediatric Brain Tumors: A Parents Perspective.” Touro University. MS1 Clinical Integration Speaker Series Invited Speaker. May 2013, October 2013, November 2014.
  • Baracker, L.A. “Conscientious Objection in the Provision of Abortion.” SFGH-MSFC Extern Presentation. Retrieved December 17, 2016 from: https://prezi.com/uxnzrtlm09jc/contentious-objection/ July 2014.
  • Baracker, L.A. “Doulas and Doctors.” Touro Women’s Health Club Invited Speaker. October 2012.
  • Baracker, L.A. and Dunlap F. “Disparities in Home Birth: The Status of Home Birth in the US.” Whatadoula.com. Retrieved March 11, 2013 from http://www.whatadoula.com/blog/blog/disparitiesinhomebirth. January 2012.
  • Baracker, L.A., Stevens L. and Steuble L. “Don’t Eat the Fish.” Touro University MPH Environmental Health Project. Retrieved Dec 17, 2016 from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91bt8y4fSYU. July 2011.  
  • Baracker, L.A., Lee, B.J.M., and Walters, C.S. Whatadoula Website, http://www.whatadoula.com. December 2009-2017. 
  • Efross, M.R.; Baracker, L.A.; Carpenter, H; Rapoport, A.; and Weinberger, D. San Francisco General Hospital Doula Volunteers Website, http://www.sfghdoulas.org. November 2010-November 2012.
  • Baracker, L.A.; Bahnson, A.; and Lee, B.J.M. Doulas of the East Bay Website, http://www.eastbaydoulas.org. December 2010-August 2012. 
  • Christian, J. and Baracker, L.A. Sage Femme Midwifery Services, Inc. Website, http://www.sagefemme.net (http://www.cypressavesf.org). July 2010-December 2011. 
  • Baracker, L.A. “In Gratitude: My Experience with Childhood Cancer.“ Children’s Hospital Foundation Legacy Celebration Invited Speaker. Lafayette, CA. October 2008. 
  • Baracker, L.A. In Their Own Words: Lisa Baracker. Children’s HandPrints: A Children’s Hospital and Research Center Publication. Spring 2008. 
  • Baracker, L.A. Front Cover Photo Credit: “Ninety-Seventh Annual Report of the State Bank Commissioner.” State of Colorado (Division of Banking).  http://www.dora.state.co.us/banking/aboutdivision/2006annualreport.pdf.  December 2006. 
  • Mentzer, P.; Baracker, L.A.; Spain, D.D.; Akolo, R.; et al. Department of Natural Sciences Webpages, Dominican University of California. http://www.dominican.edu/academics/artssciences/natbehealth/sciencemath.1.html. March 2006-2007. 
  • Baracker, L.A.; Dailey, P.S.; and Taenzer, D. Challenge School Service Hours Tracking System Website, Challenge School.  http://www.davetaenzer.com/misc/challenge/family/login.cfm. August 2004-2006. 
  • Stedman, D.H.; Bishop, G.A.; Williams, M.J.; Williams, C.P.; and Agee, L.D.(Baracker, LA.) “A New, On-Road, Continuously Operating, Emissions Remote Sensor” (Abstract). Air & Waste Management Association 96th Annual Conference & Exhibition. San Diego, CA. June 2003. 
  • Agee, L.D. (Baracker, L.A.) Master’s Seminar: “Remote Sensors: How Well Do They Measure Smoking Vehicles?” University of Denver (Dept. of Chem. & Biochem.). Host - Donald Stedman. August 2002.
  • Agee, L.D. (Baracker, L.A.) and Bishop, G.A. Smart Sign Web Site, University of Denver. http://www.sign.du.edu. August 2002.

Training & Affiliations

  • Student Member, American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, 2015‐2017
  • Member, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, 2014‐2017
  • Member, Alameda County Breastfeeding Coalition, 2012‐2017
  • Member, American Public Health Association,2011‐2017
  • Touro University of California OB-GYN Club, Member, 2012-2017, President 2014-2015
  • Medical Students for Choice Club, TUCOM Board Member, 2012-2014
  • American Medical Association, Member, 2012-2017
  • California Medical Association, Member 2012-2017
  • Student American Academy of Osteopathy, Member, 2012-2017
  • California Public Health Association-North, Member, 2011-2017
  • BLS, Infant, Child, and Adult CPR certification, 2012-2017
  • Manual Vacuum Aspiration Workshop, 2013
  • CMA Legislative Leadership Conference, 2013
  • Center for Health Leadership Innovative Leader Speaker's Series, 2013
  • UCSF Contraception: Choices, Culture and Consequences, Certification, 2013
  • Using the Robozo Workshop, 2013
  • Bone, Sinew, and Spirit - Chinese Medicine For Before, During and After Birth, Certification, 2013
  • Enhancing Quality of Perinatal Care for LGBTQ Patients, 2012
  • AAP/AHA Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification, Provider Level, 2011-2013
  • DONA Birth Doula, CD(DONA) 2009-2013
  • Bay Area Birth Association, Member, 2010-2013
  • Birthways, Member 2010-2013
  • WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training - A More Excellent Way (MEW), 2012
  • DONA International, Member, 2009-2013
  • East Bay Doula Group, Moderator, 2010-2012
  • Practice Fusion Connect, Participant, 2011
  • Comprehensive Care for Perinatal Depression Conference, 2011
  • Women's Health & Health Care Reform Implementation Conference, 2011
  • Heart & Hands Advanced Midwifery Intensive, 2011
  • Heart & Hands Midwifery Intensive, 2010
  • Good Birth Keeper Training, 2010-2011
  • Birth Doula Basics II – Natural Birth Institute, 2010
  • Chick-Fil-A Leadercast, Participant, 2010
  • Birth Doula Basics I – Natural Birth Institute, 2010
  • DONA Birth Doula Training – Open Heart Doula Training, 2009
  • Lab Safety Institute, Member, 2006-2013
  • Functional Leadership Certificate, 2004

Honors, Awards & Volunteering

  • Sage Femme Birth Center, Volunteer Office Manager, 2010-2012
  • SFGH Doulas, Volunteer Webmaster & Communications Committee Chair, 2010-2012
  • St. Baldrick’s Volunteer, Captain of The Fab 5 (a.k.a. Team Isaac), 2007-2012
  • Ocean View Elementary Parent Volunteer, 2010-2013
  • Berkeley Primary Access Clinics Doulas, Volunteer, 2009-2012
  • We Can-NorCal Pediatric Brain Tumor Network, Secretary, 2008-2011
  • Berkeley Ballet Theater Volunteer, 2007-2011
  • Exploratorium Volunteer, 2009
  • Literacy for Environmental Justice Volunteer, 2008
  • St. Baldrick’s Volunteer Event Organizer, Children’s Hospital Oakland Inaugural Events, 2007-2009
  • ABSC Firecrackers Team Manager, 2007-2008
  • NCUR 21, Biochemistry Abstract Reader, 2007
  • Ocean View Elementary Parent Volunteer, 2006-2008
  • Dominican Day of Service Volunteer, 2006
  • Challenge School Parent Volunteer 2003-2006
  • AMAZE Award Nominee, 2005
  • 9Health Fair Volunteer, 2005
  • ACS Project SEED Mentor, 2001-2002
  • Deans List of Graduate Students, 2000-2001
  • Emily V. Berger Fellow, 2000-2001
  • Colorado Scholars in Biology, 1999-2000
  • Vice Presidents Honor Roll, 1999
  • Colorado Scholars Presidential Gold, 1998-2000
  • Deans List, 1998
  • St. James Catholic School Volunteer, 1997-2000
  • Colorado Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp Volunteer, 1992-2000

Research Experience

References
  • Available Upon Request