Several years after receiving a bachelor's degree in Physics and a Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Chicago, Jeremy E. Baptist, M.D., Ph.D., returned to school, attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine to receive his M.D.
Upon completion of his medical studies, Dr. Baptist was given an internship at Evanston Hospital (Evanston, IL), where he studied Internal Medicine.
Pursuing a career in allergy, Dr. Baptist finished his Allergy Fellowship at Speer Allergy Clinic in Shawnee, KS. After his fellowship ended, Dr. Baptist continued his employment at Speer. After leaving Speer in 1999, Dr. Baptist opened Allergy Link, P.A.
in Overland Park, where he serves as its President and Medical Director.
As an independent physician, Dr. Baptist has been able to explore and research testing and treatment options for a large number of immunological and behavioral disorders. He specializes in and has treated autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's Syndrome, for over 25 years. Additionally, Dr. Baptist became a D.A.N. (Defeat Autism Now!) doctor in 1996 to be more closely involved with the implementation of the D.A.N. protocol.
Continuing his work, Dr. Baptist founded Finding A Cure, Inc. in 2002, a not-for-profit foundation that helps to provide funding for less fortunate families for the testing and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
The University of Kansas School of Medicine has honored Dr. Baptist for his contribution to the Education of Future Physicians. He has also been given the Norseman Distinguished Service Award from the Scandinavian Association. Additionally, Dr. Baptist has been named Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Medicine, Who' Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who's Who in Executives and Professionals.
Dr. Baptist is a member of the American Medical Association, Greater Kansas City Allergy Society, Kansas Medical Society, and other groups. Dr. Baptist has been serving his committee on the adverse reactions of food.