Professor of Medicine
A former statistician, Dr. Baron has worked as a clinical epidemiologist and
clinical investigator for the past 25 years studying the epidemiology of cancer.
After graduating from the University of Michigan Medical School, he completed Internal Medicine training at Dartmouth, where he was Chief Resident. Subsequently, he spent 2 years in England getting and MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygeine and working as a post-doc at Oxford. He was an active general internist at Dartmouth, but he gave up his practice when he went on sabbatical in Sweeden in the early 1990's. His main research interests include cancer etiology and prevention, as well as orthopedic epidemiology and outcomes. Most recently, he has focused on cancer prevention trials and the study of cancer early diagnosis and genetics.