Derek R. Baden, Director, Gene Upshaw Memorial Cancer Center
With over 15 years in management, Derek Baden joined the Tahoe Forest team in 2021. Derek has a background as an oncology service line administrator, oncology clinical manager, inpatient clinical manager, critical care, ED and neurology. Derek began his journey in healthcare over a decade ago and graduated cum laude from Oklahoma City University with a BSN and a Minor in Business. Derek has continued his education and is currently working towards a DNP in Executive Leadership.
In addition to healthcare, Derek has extensive experience in fundraising, and has served on numerous community boards.
When Derek isnâ€™t working, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially his wife Shannon and daughter Hannah.