Philip O. Alderson, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Philip O. Alderson, M.D., is vice president for medical affairs at Saint Louis University, and dean of the School of Medicine.
In his role as vice president, Alderson oversees SLUCare, the physician practice of Saint Louis University, as well as the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, the Center for Advanced Dental Education and the Center for Outcomes Research (SLUCOR).
Before becoming dean of Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2008, Alderson served as chairman of the department of radiology at Columbia University, director of radiology service at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and the James Picker Professor of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.
Alderson has been a leader in a number of professional radiology organizations, including being president of both the American Board of Radiology and the American Roentgen Ray Society, the oldest radiology society in the United States and the Academy of Radiology Research, among others.
A prolific researcher, Alderson's work has been printed in more than 200 publications; including four books, 40 book chapters, and more than 150 journal articles. He has made more than 200 presentations at local, national, and international meetings and scientific symposia including 10 named lectureships.