She has a long, dark birthmark on the side of her face.
Pearson suffers from diabetes and requires insulin for it. She carries an insulin pump that delivers subcutaneous doses.
Dr. Pearson, a pediatrician who worked in Memphis, Tennessee, was last seen at her Bartlett, Tennessee, residence at approximately 1:00 a.m. on January 5, 2002. Her dark blue 2001 Audi was located the Quail Ridge apartment complex two days after she was reported missing. Dr. Pearson was legally declared dead in 2009 though her remains have never been found.