Kenneth Baker, PhD


Academic Title

Assistant Professor

Clinical Title



Bachelor's Degree
Communicative Disorders/Spanish
University of Redlands
Redlands, California

PhD Degree
Speech and Hearing Sciences
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Research, Department of Neurology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

Contact Info


Office Phone Number

Administrative Contact
Pauline Sharp: 612-626-2810

Office Address
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
MMC 295, 420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Bio Statement

Dr. Baker is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Minnesota, and he currently serves as a member of the project staff for the Department of Neuroscience at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he won two past Innovator Awards for his work. Dr. Baker is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the North American Neuromodulation Society and a winner of the Bakken Heart-Brain Institute Research Project award.

Research Interests

Dr. Baker’s primary research focus is neurostimulation, which includes deep brain stimulation (DBS), Parkinson's Disease, stroke, and addiction.

Research Projects

Dr. Baker was most recently the Principal Investigator of a study entitled "Modulation of Interhemispheric Inhibition for the Treatment of Subcortical Stroke" and funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.