Dr. Baker is a clinical pathologist specializing in transfusion medicine and hemostasis. He completed his MD and PhD training in the combined MSTP at Baylor College of Medicine where his studies focused on Rett syndrome, a rare pediatric neurological disorder. He performed a residency in clinical pathology at Stanford before his instructorship/postdoctoral fellowship and clinical fellowship training in transfusion medicine, also at Stanford. He joined the faculty of the University of Utah Department of Pathology as an Assistant Professor in 2021 and serves as the Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine and is actively involved in the basic science laboratory exploring the metabolism of creatine and the mechanisms of aging. When not in the hospital or laboratory Dr. Baker enjoys hiking, lifting weights in the gym, and spending time with family.