Marcus S. Shaker, M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, FACAAI, FAAAAI, is a Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Dr. Shaker is a practicing clinician in the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Clinic at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He attended medical school and completed his Pediatrics residency at the University of Virginia, remaining in Charlottesville during his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. After receiving the Alma Hass Milham Distinguished Chair in Medicine Award at Dartmouth, he earned his Masters of Science degree in Evaluative Clinical Science and Healthcare Leadership through the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
Dr. Shaker has been active as an educator, preceptor, advisor, and mentor to undergraduate students, medical students, residents, and fellows. He has a strong dedication to healthcare quality and incorporating patient preferences into healthcare delivery, serving as chairperson of the CHaD Ambulatory Resource and Quality Committee, co-chairperson of the New Hampshire Asthma Medical Home Steering Committee and Asthma Control Program Planning Committee member. He has been designated one of America’s “Top Pediatricians” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America and has been a Cigna Care Quality and Cost-Efficacy Designee. Dr. Shaker has served as vice-chairperson of the Evaluation and Outcomes Research Committee of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) and continues to serve on the AAAAI Health Outcomes, Education, Delivery, and Quality Committee (HEDQ). He has been active in AAAAI Annual Meeting planning, serving in HEDQ vice-representative and representative roles.
Dr. Shaker believes in providing effective, efficient, accessible, affordable, and compassionate healthcare in a trusting and collaborative patient-preference sensitive environment, and in continuing to realize these attributes of care in population health. His research has involved evaluation of optimal strategies for food allergy prevention during infancy and optimizing high-value practices in the care of patients with allergies and asthma. He is thankful for the support of his family, friends, and colleagues, and for the opportunity to serve.