CBS, Executive Producer, Under the Dome
Dr. Neal Baer, multiple Emmy Award nominee, is Executive Producer of the series “Under the Dome.” Previously, he was Executive Producer of “A Gifted Man”, “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” and “ER.” He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado College, holds Master’s degrees from Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in Sociology and spent a year at the American Film Institute as a directing fellow. Dr. Baer graduated from Harvard Medical School in June of 1996. He received the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Scholarship in 1994 from the American Medical Association as the outstanding medical student who has contributed to promoting a better understanding of medicine in the media.
Dr. Baer’s primary medical interests are in adolescent health. He has written extensively for teens on health issues for Scholastic Magazine, covering such topics as teen pregnancy, AIDS, drug and alcohol abuse and nutrition. Dr. Baer taught elementary school in Colorado and also worked as a research associate at USC Medical School, where he focused on drug and alcohol abuse prevention and wrote a $3 million funded grant from the Office of Substance Abuse Prevention for the city of Pasadena on community prevention. In 2001, he received an honorary Doctor of Laws from Colorado College.