Dr. Baker has been involved in the development and registration of dozens of products for women's health and often lectures and writes on a variety of topics related to women's health. He has taken leadership positions for companies focused on areas outside of women's health. Prior to his current position he was head of Medical Affairs at Actelion Pharmaceuticals, a company that focused its efforts on rare diseases. He was attracted to his current position at Roche Molecular diagnostics because it presents a great opportunity to help shift a longstanding paradigm in cervical cancer screening. Dr. Baker remains a board certified OB/GYN and holds an appointment as Associate Professor of Medicine in the OB/GYN department at UC Davis.