Dr. Haakenson completed her OBGYN internship and residency in at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics in Salt Lake City. She earned her medical degree at Mayo Medical School in Minnesota.
During that time, she received the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology John Gibbons Medical Student Award and Mayo Medical School’s Dean's Award. In residency, her original research about the effects of prescription narcotics in pregnancy earned her second place in the OBGYN resident research competition.
Dr. Haakenson is interested in primary care, international health, and clinical research. She is a junior fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the Utah Medical Association and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.