Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2017 Attitudes and beliefs of pathology residents regarding the subspecialty of clinical chemistry: Results of a surveyArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  141:203-208. 2017
2016 A bundled care approach to patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis improves transplant-free survivalRespiratory Medicine.  115:33-38. 2016
2014 The pathology milestones and the next accreditation systemArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  138:307-315. 2014
2014 The use by medical examiners of genetic testing for long QT syndrome in suspected sudden cardiac deathArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  138:1425. 2014
2013 Pathologist workforce in the United States: I. Development of a predictive model to examine factors influencing supplyArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  137:1723-1732. 2013
2011 Pathology graduate medical education (overview from 2006-2010)Human Pathology.  42:763-769. 2011
2009 2008 ACLPS panel discussion on resident education in clinical pathologyAmerican Journal of Clinical Pathology.  131:618-622. 2009
2009 A Comparison Between Whites and Blacks With Severe Multi-Organ Iron Overload Identified in 16,152 AutopsiesClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  7. 2009
2007 Assessing Resident Competency in Laboratory MedicineClinics in Laboratory Medicine.  27:269-281. 2007
2007 Proposed Research Training Guidelines for Residents in Laboratory MedicineClinics in Laboratory Medicine.  27:241-253. 2007
2006 Erratum: Curriculum content and evaluation of resident competency in clinical pathology (laboratory medicine): A proposal (Clinical Chemistry (2006) 52 (917-949))Clinical Chemistry.  52:1975. 2006
2006 Pathology graduate medical education (overview from 1926 to 2005)Human Pathology.  37:923-928. 2006
2006 Curriculum content and evaluation of resident competency in clinical pathology (laboratory medicine): A proposalClinical Chemistry.  52:917-949. 2006
2006 Curriculum content and evaluation of resident competency in clinical pathology (laboratory medicine): a proposal.American Journal of Clinical Pathology.  125 Suppl. 2006
2005 Loss of fibroblast Thy-1 expression correlates with lung fibrogenesisAmerican Journal of Pathology.  167:365-379. 2005
2003 Pelvic trauma in rapidly fatal motor vehicle accidentsJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  17:406-410. 2003
2003 Nitric oxide-dependent generation of reactive species in sickle cell disease: Actin tyrosine nitration induces defective cytoskeletal polymerizationJournal of Biological Chemistry.  278:4194-4204. 2003
2003 Pulmonary transplantation for advanced bronchioloalveolar carcinomaJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  125:45-48. 2003
2002 Spatial mapping of pulmonary and vascular nitrotyrosine reveals the pivotal role of myeloperoxidase as a catalyst for tyrosine nitration in inflammatory diseasesFree Radical Biology and Medicine.  33:1010-1019. 2002
2002 Competency-based residency training in pathology: Challenges and opportunitiesHuman Pathology.  33:3-6. 2002
2001 Association of reactive nitrogen species metabolites, myeloperoxidase, and airway inflammation in lung transplantsJournal of Investigative Medicine.  49:166-172. 2001
2001 Trends in pathology graduate medical educationHuman Pathology.  32:671-676. 2001
2000 The utility of open lung biopsy following lung transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  19:852-857. 2000
2000 Protein nitration, metabolites of reactive nitrogen species, and inflammation in lung allograftsAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  161:2035-2042. 2000
1999 Cost-based (Part A) pathology physician services: Origin, current spectrum, and futureClinics in Laboratory Medicine.  19:783-796. 1999
1994 Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma causing pulmonary hypertension: A unique manifestationAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  162:30-32. 1994
1988 Improvement in Bronchial Squamous Metaplasia in Smokers Treated With Folate and Vitamin B12: Report of a Preliminary Randomized, Double-blind Intervention TrialJournal of the American Medical Association.  259:1525-1530. 1988
1988 Neutrophils in reexpansion pulmonary edemaJournal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology.  65:228-234. 1988
1988 Re-expansion pulmonary edema. A potential role for free radicals in its pathogenesisThe American review of respiratory disease.  137:1165-1171. 1988
1988 Ultrastructural heterogeneity of pulmonary scar adenocarcinomas: Correlation with patients' survivalUltrastructural Pathology.  12:265-277. 1988
1987 Localized folic acid deficiency and bronchial metaplasia in smokers: Hypothesis and preliminary reportNutrition International.  3:54-60. 1987
1987 Mineral content of bone: Measurement by energy subtraction digital chest radiographyAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  149:1199-1202. 1987
1986 Calcification in pulmonary nodules: Detection with dual-energy digital radiographyRadiology.  160:595-601. 1986
1985 Black thyroid: Clinical manifestations, ultrastructural findings, and possible mechanismsHuman Pathology.  16:72-78. 1985
1985 Lower folic acid levels associated with bronchial metaplasia in smokersProceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research.  VOL. 26. 1985
1985 Ultrastructural characterization of pulmonary neoplasms. II. The role of electron microscopy in characterization of uncommon epithelial pulmonary neoplasms, metastatic neoplasms to and from lung, and other tumors, including mesenchymal neoplasms.Survey and synthesis of pathology research.  4:163-184. 1985
1984 Ultrastructural characterization of pulmonary neoplasms. I. The role of electron microscopy in characterization of the most common epithelial neoplasms.Survey and synthesis of pathology research.  3:520-546. 1984
1984 Autonomous cholesterol biosynthesis in murine hepatoma. A receptor defect with normal coated pitsCancer.  54:1562-1568. 1984
1984 Small cell carcinoma of the esophagus: Evidence for a unified histogenesisHuman Pathology.  15:460-468. 1984
1983 A benign form of reducing body myopathyMuscle and Nerve.  6:278-282. 1983
1983 Multiple sclerosis and hypertrophic demyelinating peripheral neuropathyMuscle and Nerve.  6:312-316. 1983
1983 Ultrastructural subtypes of pulmonary adenocarcinoma. A correlation with patient survivalChest.  84:581-586. 1983
1982 The lymphocytic infiltrative lung diseasesClinics in Chest Medicine.  3:619-634. 1982
1982 Dermatomyositis associated with IgA depositionArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  106:449-451. 1982
1982 Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis Manifested as a Mass in the Cerebellopontine AngleArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  39:319-320. 1982
1981 Interference by Liposyn┬« with common laboratory testsClinical Chemistry.  27:1473. 1981
1978 Peripheral couplings in human skeletal muscleLaboratory Investigation.  39:17-20. 1978

Teaching Activities

  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PAT777 - Autopsy Experience (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PAT777 - Autopsy Experience (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PAT777 - Autospy Experience (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PAT777 - Autospy Experience (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PAT777 - Autospy Experience (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PAT777 - Autospy Experience (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PAT777 - Autospy Experience (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • 95-405 - AUTOPSY PATHOLOGY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PAT777 - Autospy Experience (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • 48-401 - MEDICAL (AUTOPSY) PATHOLOGY) (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia 1971
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pre-Medicine / Pre-Medical Studies, Hampden-Sydney College 1967
  • MetroHealth Medical Center, Internship 1973
  • Duke University Medical Center, Residency 1979
  • Duke University Medical Center, Residency 1976
  • North Carolina State, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1979
  • Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1977
  • Full Name

  • C Alexander