Charles M. Alexander, MD


Dr. Alexander retired from Merck in 2015 after nearly 23 years.  Most recently, he was Global Medical Director for Diabetes in Global Medical Affairs at Merck.  He joined Merck as an Associate Director in Medical Affairs and moved to Outcomes Research in 1996. He worked in many therapeutic areas in Outcomes Research including cholesterol, atherosclerosis, hypertension, osteoporosis, and diabetes. Dr. Alexander has been a member of the board of directors of the Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey Chapter of the American Diabetes Association since 2012 and is a Past President of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators (APPI). In addition he also served as a volunteer consultant in endocrinology at the HealthLink Clinic in Southampton, Pennsylvania from 2010-2015. Dr. Alexander received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (KSOM) where he also did his postgraduate training in internal medicine and endocrinology.  Prior to joining Merck, he practiced diabetes, endocrinology and internal medicine in Los Angeles for ten years and was Clinical Professor of Medicine at KSOM.  Dr. Alexander is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology-Metabolism and is a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology. He is the author of numerous scientific articles and a frequent reviewer for many medical journals.


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