Joshua Baker, M.S., O.D.

Dean, Arizona College of Optometry

Dr. Joshua Baker, originally from Blossvale, New York, came to Midwestern University after serving as the Chief of Optometry Service at the U.S. Army Health Clinic in Stuttgart. An Army Major, he spent time deployed in Al Asad, Iraq from August 2007 to November 2008 and received the Bronze Star.

Dr. Baker received his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College in 1999, earned a Master of Science in Secondary Science Education from Syracuse University in 2001, and graduated Magna cum Laude from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2005. His post-doctoral residency was in primary eye care at Northeastern State University College of Optometry at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.