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Tim Baker

Tim Baker

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About me

Tim Baker is a Researcher in the Health Systems and Policy Group in the Department of Global Public Health at Karolinska Institutet and a Specialist in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at Karolinska University Hospital.

He defended his PhD, “Critical Care in Low Resource Settings", in 2015.  His research integrates the fields of Critical Care and Global Health and includes understanding the quality of hospital services, developing and implementing interventions to improve the care and outcomes of critically ill patients, global Anaesthesia & Intensive Care and sepsis and other severe disease.

For the past 15 years he has worked on research, clinical and capacity building projects in Tanzania and Malawi. He founded the Muhimbili-Karolinska Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Collaboration (MKAIC) and Life Support Foundation that aim to improve the care of critically ill patients where resources are scarce. He is chair of the Essential Emergency and Critical Care (EECC) research consortium. He has close links to Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Ifakara Health Institute in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and to the College of Medicine in Blantyre, Malawi. Since August 2019 he has been based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Education

2015-2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Karolinska Institutet

2010-2015 PhD student, Karolinska Institutet

2010: Specialist in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, Sweden

2000: Registration as Medical Doctor, UK & Sweden

1999: Medicine Degree (MB ChB), Sheffield University, UK

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