Dr. John O. Baker III
Ed.D. in Leadership, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2020; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1998; B.S. in Systems Engineering, US Naval Academy, 1986. His doctoral dissertation thesis investigated church revitalization efforts with a focus on the impact of American individualism on revitalization through discipleship. Dr. Baker currently serves as a chaplain resident at the University of Rochester Medical Center and is developing a specialty in Palliative-Hospice Oncological Chaplaincy. He is particularly passionate about working with patients to understand their illnesses and build a narrative with his patients and families as they face the outcomes of their illnesses.