1985 - MD Doctor of Medicine, University of California, Davis
1980 - BS Animal Science, University of California, Davis
After graduating from medical school, Dr Baird trained in anatomic and clinical pathology at University of California (UC) Medical Centers and Stanford University Hospital. She then completed a 1-year research fellowship at UC Davis, where she worked with a transgenic mouse model of neurofibromatosis. She began working as a consulting editor, and for 10 years she has edited manuscripts in the fields of medicine and biotechnology. Dr Baird joined Edanz Group as an editor in 2016.