Alexandra Sims Corley, MD, MPH, FAAP

Alexandra Sims Corley, MD, MPH, FAAP

Alexandra Sims Corley, MD, MPH, FAAP

Alexandra Sims Corley, BA Anthropology '09, is an attending physician within the division of general and community pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. She is also an assistant professor in the University of Cincinnatti Department of Pediatrics. 

Corley originally hails from Richmond, Virginia. While attending Mason she simultaneously completed the prerequisites for medical school. She started her medical career at The George Washington (GW) University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, where her interests in patient advocacy and under-served populations were supplemented in the Community/Urban Health Track. While at GW, she served as chapter president of GW's Student National Medical Association, and worked on the regional executive board thereafter. Upon graduation in May 2013, she was recognized with honors by the Gold Humanism Honor Society, as well as the Department of Pediatrics.

Corley completed her pediatrics residency at Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C., in the community health track and served as chief resident for the 2016-2017 academic year. In 2018, she was recognized by George Mason University as a Top 50 Exemplar Alumnus. 

Her academic interests are in health disparities and equity, and health services for children and adolescents with sickle cell disease.

Corley volunteers her time to Mason as a member of the CHSS Dean's Advisory Board.