Christopher R. Pierson, MD, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Christopher R. Pierson, MD, PhD, is a staff pathologist in the Section of Anatomic Pathology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Pierson is certified by the American Board of Pathology in neuropathology and anatomic pathology. He is a principal investigator in the Center for Childhood Cancer within The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. His research is supported by the National Institutes of Health and focuses on pediatric neuromuscular diseases and brain tumors. His clinical interests include perinatal neuropathology and neuromuscular pathology.

Academic and Clinical Areas

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2007

Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neuropathology
Fellowship Boston Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2007
Fellowship Harvard - Brigham & Women's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2004
Residency Wayne State University Date Completed: 06/30/2002
Medical School Wayne State University School of Medicine Date Completed: 06/05/1997
Professional Experience

2007 - Present The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology

2007 - Present Anatomic Pathology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Neuropathologist

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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine