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Meet The Next Women In Life Science Breakfast Speaker: Dr. Megan Baker

The next Women In Life Sciences Breakfast on Thursday, August 15 at 8 a.m. will feature Dr. Megan Baker, Chief Operating Officer at Roper St. Francis Healthcare. This regional breakfast, sponsored by Dority & Manning, brings together professionals who are passionate about building a community and space for female leadership in the fastest growing industry in South Carolina.

Meet Dr. Baker then register for the next Women In Life Sciences Breakfast!

Dr. Baker joined Roper St. Francis Healthcare in 2015 after 10 years as medical director of Comprehensive Breast Care at Hollings Cancer Center. She became one of our first Integrated Practice Network clinical leaders and brought a pioneering spirit to grow surgical volumes. As a physician leader, Dr. Baker has helped forge a new relationship with Charleston Oncology to enhance RSFH’s network of cancer providers, as well as assist in implementing clinical and testing protocols, recruiting physicians, advancing our robotic strategy, and representing the clinical perspective at the highest level of decision making. Dr. Baker will continue to see patients on a limited basis during her interim role.

Dr. Baker is a graduate of Columbia University and earned her medical degree at Wright State University School of Medicine. She completed her surgical residency at the Medical University of South Carolina, with additional training in oncoplastic breast surgery at Case Western Reserve University.

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Tamia Sumpter

Tamia is a driven senior undergraduate Bioengineering student currently enrolled at Clemson University. With a strong foundation in her field, she has honed her skills through hands-on experience in research and development at Eli Lilly & Company. During her time in the ADME department, Tamia contributed significantly by working on siRNAs and their applications in finding In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation (IVIVC). Looking ahead, Tamia has set her sights on a promising career in law. She aspires to specialize in Intellectual Property Law, with a particular focus on serving as in-house counsel for leading medical device or pharmaceutical companies. Her enthusiasm for this role is palpable as she prepares to embark on her legal journey! She is also a proud member of the Omicron Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., PEER Mentor for Clemson PEER/WiSE, and currently serves as the President of Clemson Bioengineering Organization (CBO). With her unique blend of scientific knowledge and legal interests, Tamia is poised to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare and life sciences industries.