University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions
San Francisco, CA
Margaret W. Baker, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA is dean of the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions as of August 2016. She is formerly the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor in Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems Department at the University of Washington School of Nursing, where she served as Project Director for the the RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars Program and the Jonas Scholars Program. In Washington, she served as president for the Council for Nursing Education in Washington State and was a member of the Washington Nursing Action Coalition Leadership Workgroup. From 1992-1996, Dr. Baker was a healthcare administrator in central Ohio. After earning a PhD in 2000, she served as a Senior Health Policy Analyst for the Washington State Health Care Authority in Olympia, WA until 2002. Dr. Baker earned a bachelor's degree from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY; a Master of Science in Nursing degree (Administrative track) at Otterbein College in central Ohio; and a PhD in Nursing Science from the University of Washington School of Nursing.