Justin Baker, MD, is a pediatric oncologist, palliative care physician and member of the ethics committee and patient-reported outcomes and Phase I and end-of-life care clinical investigator at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He currently serves as the Chief of the Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care at St. Jude as well as the medical director of our Quality of Life Service – the St. Jude palliative care team. He is also the Director of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship program at St. Jude. His research interests include ethical considerations surrounding enrollment in Phase I clinical trials, AYA palliative oncology care, end-of-life decision making, integrating palliative care into the ongoing care of children with cancer as well as patient-reported outcomes and pain and symptom control in the context of pediatric oncology care.
Dr. Baker received his BA degree from Oral Roberts University and his MD degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.