Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Elizabeth Baker

Elizabeth Baker, J.D. is a senior science policy specialist working for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Ms. Baker collaborates with drug development stakeholders – including federal agencies, pharmaceutical companies, academia, technology companies, and patient, research and health organizations - to shift preclinical testing away from using animals towards modern technologies that are more relevant to humans. Ms. Baker has been published in the Food and Drug Law Institute Policy Forum, STAT news, The Hill and the North Carolina Central University School of Law Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Law Review. Ms. Baker graduated cum laude from California Western School of Law with honors in Health Law and Policy, and received American Jurisprudence awards for her work in FDA law, bioethics, animal law, and legal research and writing.