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Christina Baker

Christina Baker PhD, NCSN, RN-BC

Assistant Professor of Clinical Teaching
  • College of Nursing

Email Address:christina.baker@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone:303-724-2071

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Christina Baker, PhD, NCSN, RN-BC joined the University of Colorado College of Nursing as an Assistant Professor in August 2023. Prior to joining the faculty, she completed a three-year teaching fellowship along with completing her PhD with the College of Nursing. Dr. Baker is board certified in nursing informatics and school nursing with more than 35 years as a healthcare clinician in hospital, outpatient, public health, and informatics nursing practice environments.

Her research interest focuses on improving the health and well-being of school-aged children with chronic conditions with an emphasis on using information technology to improve care coordination between health care systems and school systems.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD in Nursing, Health Care Systems, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, College of Nursing, 2023
  • MS in Health Care Informatics, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus,College of Nursing, 2014
  • BSN Degree, University of San Francisco, CA 1988
  • BA Degree, University of California, Berkeley,CA 1986
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, College of Nursing, 2021
  • Public Health Certificate, Colorado School of Public Health, 2012
  • HITECH Certificate/Health Information, Management/Exchange, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, College of Nursing, 2011
  • Nursing Informatics Board Certification (RN-BC), 2015 – Current
  • National Board Certification in School Nursing (NCSN), 2016 – Current


  • Nancy Hester, PhD, Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund, 2022
  • Colleen Goode Grant, CU College of Nursing Office of Research, 2021
  • Joanne Dukes Hess Nursing PhD Scholarship, CU College of Nursing, 2020
  • Luke Fernie Grant, Children’s Hospital Colorado, 2019
  • Children's Hospital Colorado Pediatric Nursing Research Fellowship, 2018
  • Colorado Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (CHIMSS) Scholarship, 2012


  • Alpha Kappa-At-Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Nursing Informatics Association
  • Health Information Management Systems Society
  • National Association of School Nurses

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