Dr. Baker-Palmer attended Heritage High School in Monroeville, IN, where she was her class valedictorian. In her free time, she enjoys sports of all kinds and coaching basketball. She loves fishing and live music, as well as any place with a beach. In addition, she has served as an associate faculty member for Indiana University School of Medicine since 2010. She also served as a faculty member for St. Francis, Indiana Wesleyan and Purdue Global in the training of physician assistant and nurse practitioner students.
Dr. Baker-Palmer’s goal is to help patients be more educated about their bodies, health and the role of medicine so they can participate in the plan for their diagnoses.
Dr. Baker-Palmer sees inpatients at Adams Memorial Hospital in the Medical/Surgical Department and Intensive Care Unit. She is director of Intensive Care and director of Inpatient Medicine with the Physician Leadership Group at the hospital. She practiced outpatient medicine for almost 10 years, including directing a nursing home and delivering “a whole bunch” of babies during that time. She understands the whole spectrum of medicine and how it affects the entire family.
Indiana University Medical School, Indianapolis, IN
Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Fort Wayne, IN
Dr. Baker-Palmer received the “Patient Care Award” from her academic class.