Daniel R. Boue, MD, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Daniel R. Boué, MD, PhD, is an attending staff pathologist in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Director of Neuropathology, within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital; he has an academic appointment as Associate Professor- Clinical, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH. Dr. Boué is the Neuropathology Program Director for Nationwide Children’s Hospital, for OSU/ NCH and other, rotating Pathology, Pediatrics, Neuro-pathology, Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology, Neurology and Genetics Residents and Fellows) He also is a Review Pathologist/ Co-I, for the Collaborative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) within The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Center for Biopathology, and currently is and has been a central review pathologist for various COG (Children’s Oncology Group) brain tumor study committees/ clinical trials (including high grade gliomas, medulloblastomas, and ependymomas) and is a member of the National Medulloblastoma Reference Laboratory at NCH. He is also a Central Review Pathologist for the NEXT Consortium/ Head Start 4 International Clinical Trial for Medulloblastomas and other CNS Embryonal Tumors, which will soon include similar trials for Choroid Plexus Carcinomas and Ependymomas.

He currently serves on the following committees: Institute for Genomic Medicine Epilepsy Genomics; CNS Cancer Predisposition Organizing Committee; Institute for Genomic Medicine Brain Tumor Genomics; Surgical Pathology QA Committee; OSU COM (MD) Admissions Committee and Medical Careers Pathway Post-Baccalaureate Program (MEDPATH) and on the Society for Pediatric Pathology’s Research and Awards Committee; Children's Oncology Group ACNS1422 Medulloblastoma Study Committee; Children’s Oncology Group ACNS0831 Ependymoma Study Committee; and Children’s Oncology Group Medulloblastoma Reference Laboratory.

His particular clinical interests are in the diagnosis of pediatric brain tumors, pediatric neuromuscular diseases, and pediatric hematopathologic conditions. His research interests are in the diagnostic and prognostic features of pediatric brain tumors. He is a co- investigator on various federal and local grants to study pediatric brain tumors and muscle diseases. Particular educational interests are in the teaching of various neuropathology topics to neurosurgery, general surgery, pathology, neurology, and pediatrics residents and medical student trainees.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (National) Honor Medical Society, 1990
  • Listed, Guide to America’s Top Pathologists, Consumers Research Council of America
  • Sheard- Sanford Award, American Society for Clinical Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 06/17/1997

Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Pediatric Pathology
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 01/05/1997
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 12/31/1996
Residency University of California San Diego Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/1995
Internship University of California San Diego Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/1992
Medical School University of Minnesota Date Completed: 06/08/1991
Research Funding
National Childhood Cancer Foundation/NIH/ NCI

Children’s Oncology Group/Bio-Pathology Center, Other

National Childhood Cancer Foundation/COG/NIH/NCI

Children’s Oncology Group/Bio-pathology Center/Specimen Banking, Other

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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine