Randolph L. Pearson, MD, was appointed the Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education in July, 2007. Dr. Pearson has been a faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine at Michigan State University since 1986. Since that time, he has served as a team physician for MSU wrestling, volleyball and, since 1995, as the primary care physician for MSU football.
A 1981 graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed a residency in family practice with the MSU/St. Lawrence Family Practice Residency in 1984, where he served as chief resident during his third year.
Dr. Pearson has been actively involved in residency education throughout his career, serving as program director of the MSU/St. Lawrence Family Practice Residency and currently as Senior Associate Director of the Sparrow/MSU Family Medicine Residency. He has served as the program director of the MSU Sports Medicine Fellowship
He served as a volunteer physician at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in 1997, as team physician for the US Men’s Junior Basketball team in 1998, and as a team physician for the US delegation to the 1999 World University Games in Mallorca, Spain. He also serves as the Medical Director for the Michigan’s Susan G. Komen 3 Day For The Cure cancer walk.
Dr. Pearson and his wife, Chris, have three daughters, Ashley, Alexandra, and Abigail.