Jennifer Baccon, President

Jennifer Baccon

Board Member Since 2021
Jennifer is the Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital and Chair and Professor of Pathology at the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Jennifer grew up in York, PA, and attended PGSS in 1992. She returned to PGSS as a TA in 1995 and as a Residence Life Director in 1997. Jennifer went on to do her undergraduate degree as a College Scholar at Cornell, completed her MD, PhD dual degree training at the University of Pennsylvania, and remained at Penn for Anatomic Pathology residency, Neuropathology fellowship and Surgical Pathology Fellowship. After beginning her career at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, in 2017 she took on her current roles in Ohio. Jennifer is active in several professional organizations and currently serves on the Executive Council of the American Association of Neuropathologists as the Secretary-Treasurer and the Executive Council of the Association of Pathology Chairs as the Chair of the Undergraduate Medical Education Committee. She is currently working toward her Master in Healthcare Management degree at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.