Barbara joined the Middlebury College community the summer of 2013. She earned her MPH in community health education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where her graduate project focused on peer health educators and student leadership in higher education. Her undergraduate degree in biology and certificate in culture, health, and science come from Mount Holyoke College.
Barbara is a generalist in college-based health education, but her specialty areas include sexual health, women's health, LGBTQ health, and peer education. She is a certified health education specialist and a trained birth and postpartum doula.