Jack B. Alperin, MD, FACP graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and received postgraduate medical education at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. He has been a member of the UTMB Faculty of Medicine for more than half a century and is Professor of Internal Medicine (Division of Hematology and Oncology) and Professor of Pathology (Blood Bank Division). He is the author or coauthor of more than 130 published manuscripts, abstracts, or videos that cover a wide range of medical subjects related to hemostasis, thrombosis, and other benign hematologic disorders. He has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited and acquired hemorrhagic disorders. He has received numerous teaching awards from medical students and house staff at UTMB, and has been recognized as one of the best physicians in Texas by Texas Monthly. Dr. Alperin was selected as one of the inaugural Osler Scholars in the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine at UTMB in 2001, received the Laurate Award from the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians in 2008, and named a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 2014.