Rodolfo Alejandro, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Director of Clinical Islet Transplantation, Director of Metabolic Studies Core and Responsible Head for the Islet Cell Processing Facility at the Diabetes Research Institute.
He also serves as Associate Program Director for the General Clinical Research Center at the University of Miami/Veterans Administration Medical Center. One of the top scientists involved in islet cell transplantation, Dr. Alejandro combines years of extensive research and clinical experience.
He has contributed significantly to standardizing islet evaluation, and his observations on islet transplantation in large animal models have helped spark the renewed interest in clinical islet transplantation trials.
An author and co-author of many works in the field of diabetes, Dr. Alejandro sits on numerous editorial boards, and is the recipient of the Alpha Omega Alpha and the Pfizer Scholars Award in diabetes.