faculty profile

Lindsey Baksh   DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, C-EFM

Assistant Professor


  • DNP, Vanderbilt University, 2019
  • MSN, Vanderbilt University, 2007

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Substance Use Disorders in pregnant and parenting women
  • Trauma Informed Care, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Reproductive Health and Family Planning

Current Projects

  • Faculty Advisor, Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSRH)

Representative Publications


Moore, G., Baksh, L., Parker, S., Rivas, S. (2021). Opioid use disorder screening for women across the lifespan. Advances in Family Practice Nursing. 3, 159-168, doi.org/j.yfpn.2021.01.007

Representative Presentations

Baksh, L., Ketel, C., & Yudasz, S. (2020). Team-Based Care and Perinatal Opioid Use Disorder...2020 Association of Women?s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Annual Convention, Nov 1-4, 2020. JOGNN: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 49(6), S61?S62. doi:10.1016/j.jogn.2020.09.107

Clinical Practice

  • Center for Women's Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


  • Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health

Professional Organizations

  • NPWH


  • 2020 - Sara K Archer Award, Women's Health