Dr. Brak is a Board Certified Family Physician in private practice in Barrington, Illinois, where she is co-owner of a primary care medical practice.
Dr. Brak graduated with a BS in biology from the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana, and received her MD from the College of Medicine at University of Illinois Chicago. She completed her family medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. She is on the medical staff of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Illinois. She currently serves on Good Shepherd Hospital's Governing Council, and has chaired the hospital's Family Medicine Department. She has also served on the Medical Executive Committee and on the Barrington High School Fine Arts Booster Board. She is a member of the Lake County Medical Society and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Brak has been a member of the Cavaliers Medical Group since 2002. She has been lead physician for the Cavalier Medical group since 2013. She works closely with corps nurse Helen Turner and other volunteer medical professionals to provide medical care and advice for the marching members throughout their drum corps experience.
Dr. Brak is married to FMM Dale Hallerberg (1977-1980) and has two daughters, Erin and Alexandra. She played flute and piccolo for the University of Illinois Marching Illini.