Theodore Baird, PhD, DSP, serves as the Vice President of Safety Evaluation, and as a Principal Study Director at MPI Research. Dr. Baird received his PhD in neurosciences from the University of Oklahoma in 1998, and came to MPI Research following a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan. As an expert with more than 16 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, Dr. Baird has been continuously engaged in a variety of scientific leadership roles during his career, while authoring more than 450 reports on proprietary compounds with respect to cardiovascular, renal, gastrointestinal, central nervous and respiratory system safety and/or efficacy, as well as conducting a wide range of regulatory toxicology studies in relevant non-clinical models. Dr. Baird’s publication record includes over 165 presentations, abstracts, and/or manuscripts. He is an active member of the American College of Toxicology, as well as a current member and Diplomate of the Safety Pharmacology Society, and serves on associated journal editorial boards.