Alex Kemper, MD, MPH, MS

Alex Kemper.

Dr. Alex Kemper is the Division Chief of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Deputy Editor of Pediatrics.  Dr. Kemper attended medical school and completed his pediatric residency training at Duke University followed by combined fellowship training in health services research and medical informatics with residency training in preventive medicine at the University of North Carolina.  His research focuses on the delivery of preventive services in the primary care practice setting.  Dr. Kemper is a former member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and is the Chair of the Evidence Review Group for the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children.  Dr. Kemper has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and commentaries.  Dr. Kemper was honored with the 2015 R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health from the Newborn Foundation.