Pearson named executive director of Emory Transplant Center

Dr. Thomas C. Pearson has been named executive director of the Emory Transplant Center, effective Jan. 15.

He is currently is associate director of the center a position he has held since 2001. He is also surgical director of the kidney and pancreas transplant program and Livingston Professor of Surgery in Emory University School of Medicine. He also is an affiliate scientist at Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

Pearson succeeds Dr. Christian P. Larsen, who was recently named dean of Emory University School of Medicine, vice president for Health Center Integration for the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center and chairman of the The Emory Clinic board.

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