Founded in 1922 in Chicago, ASCP is a medical professional society with more than 100,000 member board?certified anatomic and clinical pathologists, pathology residents and fellows, laboratory professionals, and students. ASCP provides excellence in education, certification, and advocacy on behalf of patients, pathologists, and laboratory professionals.
Mr. Baker has worked at the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for 10 years as the Manager of International Development & Social Media for the Board of Certification (BOC). Mr. Baker provides support and guidance for International Advisory Board members, International Certification Ambassadors and Regional Representatives, conducts international market research, and is the manager of the BOC's social media channels. Mr. Baker previously worked in the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office as the Assistant Director of International & Cultural Affairs, co-directing the mayor’s international agenda from March 2008 to January 2011, and was the policy director for the Indiana State Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health from February 2006 to March 2008. As policy director, Mr. Baker coordinated minority health status reports for the State of Indiana and specialized in minority health epidemiology. Mr. Baker’s educational background includes degrees in quantitative historical analysis and communication from Purdue (BA) and Illinois State University (MS). Before moving to Indiana, he was a reporter for the Bloomington (Illinois), Pantagraph newspaper and a cultural competency consultant to the McLean County (Illinois) Museum of History. Mr. Baker’s academic areas of expertise include Bubonic Plague (Yersinia pestis) in the Medieval World and the Social & Economic Impact of Chronic Disease Amongst Native Americans. Portfolio: http://goo.gl/seRt2