Linda Brubaker, MD, MS is a board-certified specialist in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery working at the University of California San Diego.
Dr. Brubaker is a prolific researcher with well over 300 publications and multiple NIH awards including an R01 and a PI within the NIDDK PLUS Research Consortium. Her current research focus is the human urobiome, recurrent UTI and bladder health. She is an Associate Editor for JAMA and the Editor in Chief for the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Brubaker served as the Dean of the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine for 5 -1/2 years. She has chaired the International Consultations on Incontinence committees on Pelvic Organ Prolapse (2006, 2009) and Research (2012, 2016). She has served as the president (and program chairs) of both the American Urogynecologic Society as well as the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. She served as the Division Director for the subspecialty division in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Brubaker earned a BA, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Science degree (2004) in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan. She received her medical degree and completed her medical training (medical school, residency and fellowship) at Rush University. Dr. Brubaker has received multiple awards which include the Lifetime Achievement Award (American Urogynecologic Society), induction into AOA (2013), Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor Society, the 2007 APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, the 2003 Rush Medical College Distinguished Alumnus Award and the various Faculty Teaching Awards.
Prof Linda Brubaker declared on the Tuesday 20th June 2017 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
- Other: Editor in Chief & Section Editor