University of California, Riverside

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Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Andrew Alexander

Associate Dean, Clinical Medical Education
Health Science Associate Clinical Professor - Family Medicine

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Moreno Valley, Calif. 92555
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School of Medicine
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Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Family Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Campus, Austin, Texas
  • Residency, Family Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Campus, Austin, Texas
  • Internship - Internal Medicine at L.A. County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
  • M.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
  • B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
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Dr. Andrew Alexander, M.D. is an associate clinical professor of family medicine and associate dean of clinical medical education at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.

Since joining UCR in 2011, Alexander also served as the third-year clerkship director for OB-GYN, pediatrics and family medicine.

After earning his M.D. at the University of Southern California and completing his residency at the University of Texas, Houston, he joined the faculty of UC San Francisco as an assistant clinical professor. He earned his undergraduate degree at Washington State University, which he attended on a gymnastics scholarship.

He is a member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Board of Family Medicine. In addition to his career as a physician, Alexander was president of the Konocti Unified School District from 1990 to 1994 and the mayor of Calistoga, Calif. from 2002-2006.

Research Interests

Alexander's interests include diabetes, obesity and weight loss, aging and anti-aging, and fibromyalgia and chronic pain. He has served as a consultant on the Pediatric Obesity Initiative at Cal Baptist University.


  • Chief Resident, Montgomery County Education Foundation, 1984-1985

Selected Publications

  • Alexander AG, Grant W, Pedrino KJ, Lyons PE, “A prospective multifactorial intervention on subpopulations of predominately Hispanic children at high risk for obesity” Obesity (Silver Springs).

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