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Barber Medical Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC delivers objective and concise work products that are supported by current evidence-based standards of care. Our commitment is to support the needs of our clients by providing them with a high-quality work product that they can economically rely on, while saving them time. Learn how our principal medical legal consultant, Dr. Carrie Barber, supports her team in bridging the gap between perinatal medicine, risk management, education, and the law.

Founder and Principal Medical Legal Consultant:

Dr. Carrie Barber, DNP, CNM, Ob/Gyn NP is the founder and principal medical legal consultant of Barber Medical Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC. Dr. Barber has a wealth of clinical, hospital administrative, and team building experience which positions her well to successfully serve as the principal consultant at Barber Medical Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC. Dr. Barber offers unique medical, nursing and hospital administrative expertise that gives your medical case a competitive edge.

She earned her Associate in Applied Science, Cum Laude, at Adirondack Community College in New York State. Her clinical experience spans the breadth of long-term care, medical-surgical, orthopedic, pre-operative, intra-operative, post-operative, antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and newborn nursing. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing, with a specialty in Nurse Midwifery from the Medical University of South Carolina. She worked as a full time, full scope Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) in both the inpatient, and outpatient settings prior to transitioning into hospital administration. While working in hospital administration, she worked as a per diem CNM and earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina. During Her tenure as Nursing Director, she demonstrated a strong commitment to ensuring care was rendered according to current standards. She was successful in leading multi-specialty groups of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in rendering care according to current evidence-based standards. Additionally, Dr. Barber facilitated multi-specialty quality, and performance improvement initiatives, and new program implementation. She was integral in implementing a hospital-based midwifery program that transformed women’s health care delivery, promoted positive birth outcomes, and patient satisfaction. She was also successful in leading the organization to be awarded Blue Distinction for Maternity Care, demonstrating expertise, and a commitment to quality, evidence-based care. She completed a CLNC® Certification Program which qualifies her to work with both plaintiff and defense trial attorneys on medical-related cases.

Dr. Barber is an active member of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM), American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Hospital Association (AHA), American Nurses Association (ANA), American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM), Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Northeast New York Professional Nurses Organization (NNYPNO), and National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC). She is an affiliate member of the American Bar Association (ABA),

She is an Assistant Professor at Vermont State University where she teaches for the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, the graduate Master of Science in Nursing program and the Master of Business Administration program of study. She teaches Obstetrical, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing (Women and Reproductive Health), Healthcare and Social Policy, and Nursing Leadership and Management (Transitions to Professional Practice).

Barber Medical Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC is a competitive force, powered by Dr. Barber’s 23 years of nursing experience, 16 years of experience as a Certified Nurse Midwife and Ob/Gyn Nurse Practitioner, and 8 years of experience in hospital administration. This experience is integrated into every case by means of objective development and strict quality review.

Barber Medical Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC is available to support your legal needs. We look forward to collaborating with you.