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Faculty Detail    
Name C BRUCE ALEXANDER
 
Campus Address WP P210
Phone 205-934-2492
E-mail cba@uab.edu
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Pathology   Pathology Gen Administration Professor

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Molecular and Cellular Pathology Program 

Biographical Sketch 
COLLEGES/POST-GRADUATE TRAINING
BS 1967 Hampden-Sydney College, VA
MD 1971 University of Virginia, VA
1971-73 Intern in Internal Medicine, Cleveland Metro General Hospital, OH
1975-79 Resident in Anatomic Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, NC
1976-77 NIH Fellow, Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, NC
1978-79 Fellow, Forensic Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, NC

MILITARY SERVICE
1973-75 Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, USNR, Beaufort Naval Hospital

HONORS AND AWARDS
1966 Omicron Delta Kappa
1970 Alpha Omega Alpha
1970 Raven Society
2002 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach” Award
2011 Association of Pathology Chairs Distinguished Achievement Award in Graduate Medical Education
2012 Academy of Laboratory Physicians and Scientists Gerald Evans Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service to the Society

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Professor and Vice Chair
Section Head, Autopsy Pathology
Residency Program Director
Coursemaster, Pulmonary Module (MS1), School of Medicine
Secondary Faculty, Department of Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Related Professionals
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Allied Health/CLS

HOSPITAL AND OTHER NON-ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Laboratory Medical Director, Kirklin Clinic Laboratory
Chair, Credentials Committee, University of Alabama Health System
Consulting Pathologist, UH Nuclear Medicine Laboratory
Associate Coroner/Medical Examiner, Jefferson County, Alabama

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists  Past President   
Alabama Association of Pathologists     
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society  Board of Directors   
American Academy of Forensic Sciences     
American College of Chest Physicians     
American Pathology Foundation  Board of Directors   
American Society of Clinical Pathologists  President, Board of Directors   
Association of Pathology Chairs - Program Directors Council     
College of American Pathologists     
National Association of Medical Examiners     

Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Residency Training Competency-based residency training in Pathology. Pulmonary Pathology - New treatment protocols for Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. Forensic Pathology Using Forensic Pathology analysis models to identify under-reported lethal forces at work upon society and drive the implementation of preventive measures.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Alexander CB. Pathology graduate medical education (overview from 2006-2010). Hum Pathol 2011; 42:763-769.    
Luning Prak ET, Young DS, Kamoun M, Nachamkin I, Alexander CB et al. 2008 ACLPS Panel Discussion on Resident Education in Clinical Pathology. Am J Clin Pathol 2009:131:618-622.   
Barton JC, Acton RT, Anderson LE, Alexander CB. A Comparison Between Whites and Blacks with Severe Multi-Organ Iron Overload Identified in 16,152 Autopsies. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, E-pub. 03/21/09   
Peerschke EIB, Agrawal Y, Alexander CB, Bovill E, Laposata M. Proposed research training guidelines for residents in laboratory medicine. Clin Lab Med 2007;27(2):241-253.   
Alexander CB. Assessing resident competency in laboratory medicine. Clin Lab Med 2007;27(2):269-281.   
Alexander CB. Pathology graduate medical education (overview 1926-2005). Hum Pathol 2006;37:923-928.   
Smith BR, Wells A, Alexander CB, Bovill E, Campbell S, Dasgupta A, Fung M, et. al. (for the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists). Curriculum content and evaluation of resident competency in Clinical Pathology (Laboratory Medicine): A proposal. Am J Clin Pathol 2006;125 (Suppl 1):S5-S7.   
Folberg R, Antonioli DA, Alexander CB. Competency-based residency training in pathology: Challenges and opportunities. Human Path 2002;33(1):3-6.   
Alexander CB. Trends in pathology graduate medical education. Human Path 2001;32(7):671-676.   
Alexander CB, McDonald JM. Cost-based (Part A) pathology physician services: Origin, current spectrum, and future. Clin Lab Med 1999;19(4).   

Keywords
Graduate Medical Education, Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis, ACGME Competencies, Forensic autopsy, Medical Autopsy