Justin Baker, PhD, ABPP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at OSUMC and the Clinical Director for the Suicide and Trauma Reduction Initiative for Veterans (STRIVE), a research and clinical treatment program that prioritizes evidence-based treatment for veterans, first responders, and their family members. He is a board-certified clinical psychologist and military veteran focused on improving interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder and suicide among military service members and veterans. He is currently project lead on several federally funded studies to include a peer-mentoring program aimed at suicide risk reduction that teaches peer mentors how to implement crisis response plans (CRP), a suicide prevention intervention demonstrated to reduce suicide attempts by 76%, with at risk peers within their military unit. Dr. Baker is also a national consultant and trainer for CRP and Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (BCBT), two evidence-based suicide prevention interventions and is currently principal investigator on a clinical trial adapting BCBT for telehealth services.
Financial: Justin Baker has an employment relationship with the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and is the co-Investigator for the Department of Defense, U.S. Army Medical research Acquisition Activity, and MSRC, the Site Principal Investigator for Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, a Psychologist for NIMH, and Director of Training at The Boeing Company. He receives a consulting fee from Anduril, LLC. Justin Baker receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Justin Baker is a member of American Psychological Association. He is an ad-hoc reviewer for JAMA Network Open, the Journal of Clinical Psychology, Medical Care, and Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.