Donald Baker, BS Pharm, PharmD

Donald Baker, BS Pharm, PharmD

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

Focused Area of Practice

  • Medication Safety
  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Informatics

St Jude Service

  • Medication Use Safety Team
  • Antibiotic Utilization and Improvement Committee
  • Quality and Patient Safety Committees

Pharmacy Organizations

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Research Interests

  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Clinical Decision Support

Selected Publications

Call RJ, Burlison JD, Robertson JJ, Scott JR, Baker DK, Rossi MG, Howard SC, Hoffman JM. Adverse drug event detection in pediatric oncology and hematology patients: using medication triggers to identify patient harm in a specialized pediatric patient population.  J Pediatr Sep;165(3):447-52.e4, 2014. Epub 2014 Apr 25.

Hoffman JM, Haidar CE, Wilkinson MR, Crews KR, Baker DK, Kornegay NM, Yang W, Pui CH, Reiss UM, Gaur AH, Howard SC, Evans WE, Broeckel U, Relling MV. PG4KDS: a model for the clinical implementation of pre-emptive pharmacogenetics. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet Mar;166C(1):45-55, 2014. Epub 2014 Mar 11.

Bell GC, Crews KR, Wilkinson MR, Haidar CE, Hicks JK, Baker DK, Kornegay NM, Yang W, Cross SJ, Howard SC, Freimuth RR, Evans WE, Broeckel U, Relling MV, Hoffman JM. Development and use of active clinical decision support for preemptive pharmacogenomics. J Am Med Inform Assoc Feb;21(e1):e93-9, 2014. Epub 2013 Aug 26.

Hicks JK, Crews KR, Hoffman JM, Kornegay NM, Wilkinson MR, Lorier R, Stoddard A, Yang W, Smith C, Fernandez CA, Cross SJ, Haidar C, Baker DK, Howard SC, Evans WE, Broeckel U, Relling MV. A clinician-driven automated system for integration of pharmacogenetic interpretations into an electronic medical record. Clin Pharmacol Ther Nov;92(5):563-6, 2012. Epub 2012 Sep 19.

Hoffman JM, Baker DK, Howard SC, Laver JH, Shenep JL. Safe and successful implementation of CPOE for chemotherapy at a children's cancer center. J Natl Compr Canc Netw Feb;9 Suppl 3:S36-50, 2011.

Crews KR, Cross SJ, McCormick JN, Baker DK, Molinelli AR, Mullins R, Relling MV, Hoffman JM. Development and implementation of a pharmacist-managed clinical pharmacogenetics service. Am J Health Syst Pharm Jan 15;68(2):143-50, 2011. doi: 10.2146/ajhp100113.

Shenep JL, Flynn PM, Baker DK, Hetherington SV, Hudson MM, Hughes WT, Patrick CC, Roberson PK, Sandlund JT, Santana VM, Sixbey JW, Slobod KS. Oral cefixime is similar to continued intravenous antibiotics in the empirical treatment of febrile neutropenic children with cancer. Clin Infect Dis Jan;32(1):36-43, 2001. Epub 2000 Dec 8.

Stevens RC, Reed MD, Shenep JL, Baker DK, Foulds G, Luke DR, Blumer JL, Rodman JH. Pharmacokinetics of azithromycin after single- and multiple-doses in children.  Pharmacotherapy Sep-Oct;17(5):874-80, 1997.

Kaste SC, Young CW, Holmes TP, Baker DK. Effect of helical CT on the frequency of sedation in pediatric patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol Apr;168(4):1001-3, 1997.

Baker DK, Relling MV, Pui CH, Christensen ML, Evans WE, Rodman JH. Increased teniposide clearance with concomitant anticonvulsant therapy. J Clin Oncol Feb;10(2):311-5, 1992.

Goren MP, Baker DK Jr, Shenep JL. Vancomycin does not enhance amikacin-induced tubular nephrotoxicity in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J May;8(5):278-82, 1989.

Mirro J Jr, Crom WR, Kalwinsky DK, Santana VM, Baker DK, Belt J. Targeted plasma drug concentration: a new therapeutic approach to relapsed nonlymphoblastic leukemia in children. Haematol Blood Transfus 32:82-7, 1989.

Shenep JL, Hughes WT, Roberson PK, Blankenship KR, Baker DK Jr, Meyer WH, Gigliotti F, Sixbey JW, Santana VM, Feldman S, et al. Vancomycin, ticarcillin, and amikacin compared with ticarcillin-clavulanate and amikacin in the empirical treatment of febrile, neutropenic children with cancer. N Engl J Med Oct 20;319(16):1053-8, 1988.

Goren MP, Viar MJ, Shenep JL, Wright RK, Baker DK, Kalwinsky DK. Monitoring serum aminoglycoside concentrations in children with amphotericin B nephrotoxicity. Pediatr Infect Dis J Oct;7(10):698-703, 1988.

Last update: November 2015