Edward Baker, Jr, MD

Research Professor
Health Policy and Management

Link to CV
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

1107E McGavran-Greenberg Hall
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7411
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7411

T: 919-357-7213
F: 919-843-6308


1972 Baylor College of Medicine MD
1979 Harvard University MPH, Public Health
1980 Harvard University MS, Epidemiology/Parasitology
Research Interests
  • Workforce Development
  • Information Systems
  • Public Health Policy

Key Publications
Baker, E.L., and Stevens, R. (2007)
The Management Moment–Linking agency accreditation to workforce credentialing: A few steps along a difficult path.
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: vol.13(4), p.430-431.

Baker, E.L., Fox, C.L., Hassmiller, S.B., Sabol, B.J., Stokes, C.C. (2006)
Creating the Management Academy for Public Health: Relationships are primary.
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: vol.12(5), p.426-429.

Baker, E.L., Potter, M.A., Jones, D.L., Mercer, S.L., Cioffi, J.P., Green, L.J., Halverson, P.K., Litchveld, M.Y., Fleming, D.W. (2005)
The public health infrastructure and our nation’s health.
Annual Review of Public Health: vol.26, p.303-318.

Mays, G.B., Halverson, P.K., Baker, E.L., Stevens, R., Van, J.J., (2004)
Availability and perceived effectiveness of public health activities in the nation’s most populous communities.
American Journal of Public Health: vol.94(6), p.1019-1026.

Baker, E.L., Koplan, J.P. (2002)
Strengthening the nation’s public health infrastructure: Historic challenge, unprecedented opportunity.
Health Affairs: vol.21(6), p.15-27.