Faculty Profile

Alexander Pearson
Section of Hematology / Oncology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Pearson performs basic and translational science research related to understanding how head and neck cancers develop treatment resistance, and to propose new ways to overcome this resistance. His research integrates mathematical modeling and statistical genomics with laboratory data in order to propose more effective treatment combinations

Clinical Interests

Treatment of head and neck cancers including caring for patients with squamous cell carcinoma and salivary gland cancers


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  • PhD, 2009, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Statistics
  • MD, 2010, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Residency, 2012, University of Michigan, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2016, University of Michigan, Hematology/Oncology