Dan Baker, PhD, (NJ UCEDD) Receives NADD Contribution to Clinical Practice Award

November 23, 2010

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Dr. Dan Baker Receives Award
Dr. Dan Baker Receives Award

Dan Baker, PhD, was honored with the Contribution to Clinical Practice Award by NADD, an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. The NADD Contribution to Clinical Practice Award is given to a person whose contribution in the area of clinical practice has resulted in the provision of excellent clinical services and significant improvement in the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as mental health needs.  The award recognizes Dr. Baker's efforts in bringing together multiple different perspectives on supporting mental wellness in persons with Intellectual Disabilities, and contributions to clinical practice in bridging scholarly and applied pursuits. Dr. Baker was presented with the award at the 27th Annual NADD Conference held in Seattle, Washington on November 3-5, 2010.

Dr. Baker is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Community Positive Behavior Support, Transition, and Supported Employment Projects at The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.