About Us

Executive Team

James R. Baker, Jr., MD
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer
James R. Baker, Jr., MD, is the CEO and chief medical officer of FARE. For 20 years, Dr. Baker was the chief of the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Michigan, where he helped start the Food Allergy Research Center. He has also served as the Ruth Dow Doan Professor since 2003 and he retains his professorship and serves in an emeritus capacity at the University. Dr. Baker has authored more than 350 peer-reviewed scientific articles and also has more than 30 years of experience in basic biologic research, concentrating in immunology and host defense both at the University of Michigan and in industry at Merck, where he served as a senior vice president and the global head of vaccines. His long-standing research in immunology involves vaccines, immune defects and autoimmune diseases, and he is an internationally recognized expert in nanotechnology, nanomolecular materials in biomedical applications and the emerging field of nanomedicine.

Sandeep Dhar
 Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer





Mary Jane Marchisotto
 Senior Vice President of Research and Operationsr





Scott Riccio
 Senior Vice President of Education and Advocacy





Lois A. Witkop
 Chief Advancement Officer