Nationwide Children's Hospital

Alex R. Kemper, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., is the Division Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine.  Dr. Kemper 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.  In 2000, Dr. Kemper joined the faculty at the University of Michigan where he developed an active research program evaluating the delivery and outcomes of preventive services.  In 2006, Dr. Kemper returned to Duke University for 11 years, where he expanded his work related to pediatric preventive services, serving as the Chair of the Condition Review Workgroup for the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children and as a consultant to Bright Futures.  Dr. Kemper is also a member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.  In 2011, Dr. Kemper joined the Executive Editorial Board of Pediatrics and developed a new section for the journal focusing on quality improvement.  In 2013, he was appointed Deputy Editor of Pediatrics.