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About Edward T. Baker

Dr. Ed Baker is a professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health and the director of the Center for Health Policy in the College of Health Sciences at Boise State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Temple University in 1994. He has over 20 years of experience in healthcare working with hospitals, physicians, integrated delivery systems, biotech pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions. Dr. Baker’s research interests include healthcare policy, rural workforce planning, healthcare financing, and health system performance improvement. In 2014, Dr. Baker was elected president of the Idaho Rural Health Association (IRHA). His research and work with Idaho rural communities on workforce issues contribute to his efforts at the IRHA, including the recruitment and retention of rural physicians.

Positions

Present Director, Boise State University Center for Health Policy
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Present Professor, Boise State University Department of Community and Environmental Health
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • 2007 - Outstanding Faculty Member Golden Apple Award, College of Health Sciences - Boise State University
  • 2007-2008 - Foundation Scholar Award Nominee, Research - Boise State University
  • 2009 - Honored Faculty, Top 10 Scholar - Boise State University
  • 2011 - Excellence in Research Faculty Award, College of Health Sciences - Boise State University
  • 2016 - Outstanding Partner - National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet) Annual Conference

Courses

  • Health Delivery Systems
  • Public Health Administration
  • Quality Issues in Health Care
  • Statistical Methods in Health Science Research
  • Health Economics
  • Marketing for Health Professionals


Contact Information

Phone: 208-426-3118
E-mail: ebaker@boisestate.edu


Articles (16)

Student Mentored Works (1)

Presentations (18)