Randy Alexander, MD, Ph.D


Jacksonville, Florida (USA)

Dr. Alexander is Chief, Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics; Program Director, Pediatric Child Abuse Fellowship and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics at the University of Florida, College of Medicine- Jacksonville.

He serves as an Executive Councilor for ISPCAN(International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, and has served as Vice‐chair of the US Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, has been on the Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect for the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics), and the boards of APSAC (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children) and Prevent Child Abuse America (formerly the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse).

Dr. Alexander has served on state child death review committees in Iowa, Georgia and Florida, was chair of the Committee on Child Abuse for the Georgia and Iowa chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is a Past‐President of the Georgia chapter of APSAC. He has extensive interests in all forms of child abuse, particularly shaken baby syndrome, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, prevention, and child death review. He is an active researcher, lectures widely, and frequently testifies on major child abuse cases throughout the country.