Pathology Professor Peter Anderson, D.V.M., Ph.D., was appointed a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) as a test committee representative.

Anderson is involved in test-development activities and chairs the USMLE Step 1 Pathology Committee. He also is a member of the USMLE Step 1 Interdisciplinary Review Committee. USMLE is a joint program of the NBME and the Federation of State Medical Boards. Results of USMLE are reported to individual licensing authorities in the United States and its territories for use in granting the initial license to practice

At UAB, Anderson directs pathology undergraduate education and is the pre-clerkship curriculum coordinator for the School of Medicine.