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Baker-MarkAssociate Professor

Research and Clinical Interests
Performance Improvement and Patient Safety, Physician Leadership and Development, Rural Health Care, Care Transformation, National Health Care Policy

Education History 

BS, Chemistry - University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1976
MD - University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 1980
Post Graduate Training in General Surgery, Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology, 1980-1984
MBA - Samford University, 1995 
JD - University of Alabama Law School, 2001

Certifications and Awards

National Malcolm Baldrige Award, 2012
President, Southern Medical Association, 2012
Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of South Alabama National Alumni Association, 2016
Best Doctors in America®, 1996-2020

Previous Positions

Chief of Staff, Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham AL
Division Chief, UAB Department of Anesthesiology, Birmingham, AL
Chief Medical Officer, St. Vincent's/Ascension Health, Birmingham AL
Chief Medical Officer, North Mississippi Health Services, Tupelo MS
Chief Physician Executive, Tenet/Brookwood Baptist Health Systems, Birmingham AL
Chief Clinical and Academic Officer, Prisma Health and the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC
Chief Physician Officer, Bozeman Health, Bozeman MT



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