Marty Baker oversees new business development efforts, the creation of new business models for our products and services, and the formation and expansion of key partnerships and relationships.
Baker joined UMass Medical School in 2006, and has held a number of roles in his time with the organization. Most recently, he was the director of the Office of Health Policy and Technology, responsible for supporting development of new projects and initiatives addressing the intersection of health policy and technology infrastructure for public sector programs at the state and national level.
Other initiatives at UMass Medical School include leading efforts to implement coordinated information and referral services through the Balancing Incentive Program in Massachusetts, now MassOptions. Baker also oversaw the development of a collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, creating a reference laboratory division that includes the Massachusetts Supranational TB Reference Laboratory.
Baker came to UMass Medical School from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, where he was the director of Administration and Finance and acting chief information officer. He also served as the director of Facility Operations for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.
Baker received a master’s degree in human services from the University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Public Administration, Boston, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from Concordia University in Irvine, California.