Ph.D., VP Research, Sioux Falls Region, Sanford Health
Dr. Pearce is Vice President for Research for Sanford Health and Director of the Sanford Childrens Health and Research Center in Sioux Falls South Dakota. He also directs the leading lab in juvenile Batten disease research. He completed his undergraduate Bachelors of Science Degree with Honors in Biological Sciences at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in 1986. He gained his Ph.D in 1990 at the University of Bath, UK, and did postdoctoral training at the University of Rochester, USA and Oxford University, UK. In his role as Vice President for Research for Sanford Health he oversees the integration of research and clinical trials within the healthcare system. This includes application and development of personalized medicine programs across the footprint of the largest rural healthcare provider in the USA.