Dr. Baker received her MD from the University of Virginia, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for her excellence in scholarship and professionalism. She completed her residency in general psychiatry at Columbia University, serving as Chief Resident. There, she was distinguished for her compassion, empathy and excellence in psychiatry with the Barbara S. Liskin Award. Dr. Baker trained in child and adolescent psychiatry at the combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities.
Dr. Baker then served on the faculty at Columbia University Medical Center in the Department of Psychiatry prior to moving to Boston where she is now a staff psychiatrist with the Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program at MGH, with an appointment as an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Her current research has focused on the course and treatment of ADHD in women during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Dr. Baker received her Bachelor of Science and Arts at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.