Alexander T. Rakowsky, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Alexander T. Rakowsky, MD

Alexander T. Rakowsky, MD

Contact Information

Olentangy Primary Care Center
1275 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43212 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-9500
FX: (614) 355-9510

Location Information for Patients

Olentangy Primary Care Center

Biography

Alexander (Alex) T. Rakowsky, MD, is in the Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics working primarily at the Olentangy clinic, one of our resident continuity clinics. Alex is also one of the associate residency program directors and the co-track director of our osteopathic recognition track. Before becoming more active with the residency program, he was the IRB chair at NCH from December 2204 until March 2013.

His fields of interest are: (1) residency education with specific interests in teaching community and population health topics and developing a pediatric osteopathic curriculum, (2) health literacy, (3) improving the outreach efforts of our residency clinics with their local communities, (4) integrating behavioral and mental health education into the primary care setting and (5) improving health outcomes of patients with asthma.

Alex is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where he serves as a portfolio coach for a group of current first year students.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Ukrainian

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Date Completed: 05/13/1990

Internship

  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1991

Residency

  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1993

Fellowship

  • Children's National Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1995

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Ambulatory Pediatrics

Specialty:

  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/23/2004

Publications

  • Rakowsky,Alex. 2011. Pediatric Drug-Trial Recruitment: An Institutional Review Board Perspective.  PEDIATRICS. Vol. 128, no. 5. (November 1): E1319-E1320-E1319-E1320.
  • Rakowsky,Alex. 2011. Pediatric Drug-Trial Recruitment: An Institutional Review Board Perspective.  PEDIATRICS. Vol. 128, no. 5. (November): E1319-E1320.
  • 2010. The argument for excluding nonimmunized children from a pediatric practice.  J Child Neurol. Vol. 25, no. 12. (December 1).
  • Alexander Rakowsky. 2010. The Argument for Excluding Nonimmunized Children From a Pediatric Practice.  Journal of Child Neurology. Vol. 25, no. December: 1586-1587.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Teacher of the Year Award, from the residents for academic year 2006-2007
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