Alexander is a medical student at Duke University School of Medicine. Before enrolling in medical school, he completed his Master of Biomedical Science at Duke University and his Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology at Northwestern University. He previously worked at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy on the Global Health Policy team, specializing in drug development for neglected diseases and interventions for high cost, high need patients. He has also collaborated with and consulted for the World Health Organization, FHI 360, and multiple nongovernmental organizations. Alexander is keenly interested in alternative payment models, cost communication, patient-reported outcomes, and the patient experience in oncology care. 

Alexander is a recipient of a 2021 AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship for the Annual Research Meeting.