Dr. Bob Barker is a professor of Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his B.S from UCLA and her M.D. from Penn State University before eventually becoming supervising doctor at the Pennsylvania Hospital Emergency Center in 1997. After his fifteen-year career as a supervisor there, Dr. Barker returned to Los Angeles, where he accepted a tenure position at his alma mater UCLA. In addition to teaching, Dr. Barker is a regular contributor to National Science Quarterly and an enthusiastic Lakers fan. He recently collaborated on a manuscript with friend and colleague, Dr. Sam Smith, entitled Parkinsons and the Genetic Response to Eastern Medicine, in which he and Dr. Smith presented research compiled during three summers spent in India. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Zoey and their dog Lucy.
Chair, Audit Committee