Professor of Pathology and Clinical Medicine
Kenneth Alonso is a physician who has made significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of cancer and of AIDS. He has served as the Director of the Community Clinical Oncology Program at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta where he was a Clinical Professor and was an Associate Director and Director of the Clinical Trials Program of the Drew-Meharry-Morehouse Cancer Consortium funded by the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Alonso is a graduate of Princeton University where Dr. Donald Hornig served as his senior thesis advisor. While at Princeton he was awarded a Carnegie grant to work and study abroad. He was selected to work with the Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, RGW Norrish, at Cavendish Laboratories (Cambridge) following graduation from Princeton. Dr. Alonso graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine where he was also a graduate student in biochemistry working with Dr. Melvin Fried.